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After the events in Israel of October 7th, I fell into a pretty bad spiral of fear and doom. Watching subsequent world events affected me very strongly until finally, this past weekend, I pretty much just fell apart. My blogging here during that time was emotional and I have removed some things...
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I will be meeting with a health care provider for the first official step toward my evaluation for ASD. I believe that today's step is just the initial screening to see whether I get to take a full evaluation. Still, I am extremely nervous. This will be my first time speaking with an authority...
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My wife shared with me today the fact that having the framework of autism as a prism through which to view my behaviors has already helped her to understand me better. We have a fantastic marriage and she is a remarkably patient and empathetic person who also happens to have an academic...
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I got a text from an old co-worker of mine today. He's a really good guy whom I respect, but we only chat once or twice a year. We usually talk about politics and current events. Today I told him that I'm making peace with possibly being ASD1. His response? "Oh. Makes sense. It also explains...
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As I make peace with the falling away of my religious faith, I have been going to atheist YouTube channels and reading some threads which discuss religion. I have been very surprised by some aspects of the atheist channels and by some of the posts by non-religious people. The number one thing I...
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I got up early today and have been reading a lot. And I've suddenly started crying. I started crying for no reason. For no reason other than: Reading an article on Medium entitled, “Your brain is constantly looking for rules.” — why autism is exhausting and diagnosis matters I don't know why...
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Since I am still very new to the topic of autism and to the likelihood that I am ASD1, I will be asking many questions on the Autism Forums discussion board. I am concerned that it may seem as though I am trying to ascribe every single one of my quirks to autism, but allow me to assure the...

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