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  1. Abusing my sobriety

    We did some trips to the storage container towards the end of the week. Initially I was concerned we wouldn’t get any done, as the main focus had been sorting items into boxes. On my lunch break on Friday, and on Saturday morning I decided to load the car and go to the container myself and now the house looks a lot clearer. I also did several trips to the recycling centre too. We have many boxes worth of unwanted items that will go to the charity shop this Wednesday. Several items we sold on...
  2. What goes through the mind of a child abuser?

    I constantly wonder what kind of person can abuse a child. Are people that abuse children sick in the head? Many abusers use the excuse that they too were abused and they think that is a reason to abuse someone else. A child born with autism experiences meltdowns. We have no control over them. Even when we know that we will be hurt by an adult after a meltdown, we still cannot control the meltdown. Someone who is being abused cannot go to the police because no one will believe them or...
  3. Closing the curtains

    I've felt little when family or family friends have died, and this is probably why I've never been moved by any celebrity death. If anything, they irritate me when they occur, because the same stereotypical "thoughts and feelings" get pasted in the news and on social media etc. At times I feel a little defective for not empathising, but then I remind myself that I never met, or knew these people who have died - so why should I feel any pity for the death of a stranger? I often can't relate...
  4. Being on Both Sides - Enlightening

    Having an undiagnosed aspie husband, and being weird myself (aspie? adhd? or just plain lazy?), I'm kinda aware of how our way of life is kinda burdening the people around us, when other people of the same age contribute so much to the people around them and society. I do agree that many aspies tend to be 'immature' compared to other people of the same age, whatever the reason. I also know that aspies are trying their best to live without having meltdown, I feel like that too. But I do...
  5. Birthday wishes

    The office I worked at regularly posts the birthday wishes for the staffs in the chat group. But they always overlooked my birthday but not other people. I don't want to celebrate birthday except with my family - it's the same as any other day, except maybe we buy cake and pizzas (NTs in western lifestyle would roast me about not taking birthdays seriously) though. So it's fine if they don't wish me. But feel a bit sad when other got wishes except for me, especially people who has...
  6. I am the Music Man

    Whilst sorting through everything that needed to go into storage I found my old crate of CD's. Back in my first job, they had a large wardrobe full of promotional singles and albums which the music buyer department hadn't kept for themselves. Thousands and thousands of CD's which took me many a lunch break to sift through and collect. I was always surprised how few people would search through said CD's. Amongst the crate I found an old copied CD from a local Breakcore/Jungle artist....
  7. Staffing

    Being outside and exercising can help calm me down somewhat. It's no cure though - my mind is still racing the whole time I'm staffing. There'll often be times when thoughts appear that make me frustrated and angry. At times like that, I try and vent through one big throw of my staff. Up, up and away. Ed
  8. My turf

    Or lack thereof. I've made a patch for myself in the park from where I've been staffing on the same spot for over a year. Ed
  9. My turf

    Or lack thereof. I've made a patch for myself in the park from where I've been staffing on the same spot for over a year. Ed
  10. The Church & Mental Illness...

    These USA churches are good at dealing with mental illnesses (such as schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, etc.), Vineyard, Assembly of God, Foursquare Church (Links above are locators.) They are present in other countries, as well. (Do not discontinue taking your medicine without your doctor's approval.) If these aren't in your country, look for a church that has a "healing" ministry.
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