Welcome to Autism Forums, a friendly forum to discuss Aspergers Syndrome, Autism, High Functioning Autism and related conditions.Your voice is missing! You will need to register to get access to the following site features:
- Reply to discussions and create your own threads.
- Our modern chat room. No add-ons or extensions required, just login and start chatting!
- Private Member only forums for more serious discussions that you may wish to not have guests or search engines access to.
- Your very own blog. Write about anything you like on your own individual blog.
We hope to see you as a part of our community soon! Please also check us out @ https://www.twitter.com/aspiescentral
Friends, Family & Social Skills
People with Aspergers / Autism often struggle with social skills and making friends as well as engaging with family members. Use this forum to seek help, offer advice and share experiences.
my mother and I have an estranged relationship and she lives 15 minutes away. I would like to emphasize I was Never Abused and I know I'm lucky and I could of had it worse, but All the same my mother makes me insanely angry.
A lot growing up she told me anytime I had a frustrating emotion, I was told, reminded, and inforced that I'm not allowed to feel mad, especially at her, and unfortunately that's not a healthy way to cope with anger, and despite what my mom believed you can't deny an emotion. Unfortunately When I'm angry at a person I become obsessive about it. Now I've learned to let things go a little but that's a skill I'm working on and I can function with other adults who tick me off, but not my mother.
Some of my anger I feel is justified, she was neglectful, blamed all her problems on everyone else, and never...