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Book Review - The Curse of Lovely

Long before I was officially diagnosed as being Autistic with Social & Communication difficulties I started reading Self Help, Mindfulness and Communication Style books. At first I was trying to make myself less different and more like everyone else (able to read social cues, tonal inflection and body language).   893 more words

Unfair Dismissal

This afternoon I was stood in the kitchen buttering rolls, when I asked my youngest, Piper, to lay a blanket out on the floor ready for their ‘picnic’. 1,031 more words

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Why I Let Others Know I Am Autistic Online When It Comes to Dating

I’ll be going out on a date soon. I really dislike dating because it generally feels like an interview. I feel like I MUST make eye contact, be ‘bubbly’, ask a lot of intriguing questions, and more. 267 more words

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Good Morning, Campers!

Every year, as I’ve dropped Joseph off at school, I’ve marked the day when excited 6th-8th graders have gathered in the parking lot with their luggage, waiting to leave for science camp. 1,271 more words

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#doingitnormal

(seemingly my motto this week)

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The Neurotypical World Should Not Decide How We Function

I once had a boyfriend who broke my heart. I thought he was my boyfriend, at least, but he thought otherwise. Am I high functioning because I had a boyfriend? 487 more words

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Trying to explain Autism to a Neurotypical person is difficult.

Trying to explain Autism to a Neurotypical person is difficult. There are many things that I struggle with including