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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.
For as long as I can remember, songs have been really, really "sticky" for me. All I have to do is hear a song once, whether it's the first time or the hundredth time, and the next thing I know, the lyrics I can remember or the tune alone starts playing on repeat on my head. The only real way to "remedy" it is either listening to the radio at the same time so that my mind can no longer pick up the tune correctly or "singing" the lyrics and matching tune to a completely different song until it replaces it. For me, this is both a gift and a curse; sometimes it's a good or catchy song I get stuck on my head, other times, it's one that makes me want to never listen to music again or one that puts me in a really depressed mood for a while and make me feel like I'm going to cry at every given moment for no real reason.
I can't tell you a single day in my life where some song wasn't stuck in my...