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Obsessions and Interests
If you're on the Autism spectrum, there's a good chance you have an obsession or special interest. Use this forum to talk about it with others.
I have quite the obsession with the Swedish heavy metal band "Amon Amarth."
I started listening to them in 2008 and have been absolutely addicted ever since, so much so that since then I've bought every CD they've ever produced and have a ton of their posters and shirts, etc.
I've even found myself drawing their band logo sometimes when I'm bored, which by the way, I think I'm getting better each time I draw it.
Amon Amarth has carried me through some very dark times in my life and I hope this doesn't sound strange, but I consider them to be family.
For some reason though I have to stick to one band at a time and learn everything about them, because I feel like branching out to something else means that I'm cheating on that band. I don't know if that is something related to my autism, but I've gotten a lot of flak for it over the years by former friends and others.
I really try not to talk about them in front of...