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22222's Recent Activity

  1. 22222 posted a new thread.

    Psychologist surprised I didn't know I was Autistic

    My psychologist seemed to have a hard time understanding that I didn't know I was Autistic. Well for one thing, I am 69 and there was...

    Forum: Help and Support

    Oct 19, 2021 at 8:50 PM
  2. 22222 replied to the thread How would you appear if not masked in public?.

    It wasn't until I was in my 60s that I first tried to initiate a frienship. I asked someone if they would like to join me for lunch....

    Oct 17, 2021 at 10:41 PM
  3. 22222 replied to the thread How would you appear if not masked in public?.

    Oh - I see - masking is trying to fit in - appear like everyone else. Maybe if I stopped putting so much energy in to appear "normal",...

    Oct 17, 2021 at 10:22 PM
  4. 22222 replied to the thread How would you appear if not masked in public?.

    Oh - lol - I should have made my question more clear. I was asking about the masking that people with autism often do in public to try...

    Oct 17, 2021 at 10:03 PM
  5. 22222 posted a new thread.

    How would you appear if not masked in public?

    Guess this question is a little strange. But people sometimes mention not wanting to mask anymore. And I wonder, well what does that...

    Forum: Help and Support

    Oct 17, 2021 at 9:49 PM
  6. 22222 posted a new thread.

    Quirky example

    I was going through the drive-thru at Taco Bell. I paid and then the employee told me to go to the first window (to pick up my food). So...

    Forum: Help and Support

    Oct 17, 2021 at 2:41 PM
  7. 22222 posted a new thread.

    Unexpected diagnosis

    I didn't have a clue that I was Autistic. I went to see a pschologist for emotional support. I wasn't expecting any diagnoses other than...

    Forum: Help and Support

    Oct 16, 2021 at 12:46 PM
  8. 22222 posted a new thread.

    Paradoxical reactions to Benzos

    Does anybody else get a paradoxical reaction to benzos - like valium or xanax. Benzos make me agitated - my daughter too. Was reading...

    Forum: Help and Support

    Oct 15, 2021 at 10:08 PM
  9. 22222 replied to the thread Does anyone here have mirror-touch synesthesia?.

    Thanks. Yeah - I had posted the other one but felt that I made too much of it. Thought maybe it would be clearer with this post that I...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 6:12 PM
  10. 22222 posted a new thread.

    Does anyone here have mirror-touch synesthesia?

    I think I probably do. Just wandering if I am the only one or if others can relate. It would be nice to hear someone else's experience....

    Forum: Help and Support

    Oct 15, 2021 at 5:35 PM