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  1. Marmonduke

    I wish my female friends understood how much they mean to me.

    Almost all my female friendships ended in disaster. The ones i liked ditched me, and abandoned me. While the others that i don't like think that i like them. My issue is I get depressed a lot when i see a couple because i never really had that type of Romantic Intimacy (being a close couple)...
  2. MuiDylan

    I love hanging out with girls

    I love hanging out with girls, but I’m really shy about asking them out!
  3. Gen Y does X-Files

    Gen Y does X-Files

    I'm a Millennial (Gen Y) born in 1995 who loves The X-Files and no longer felt welcome on Tumblr. In addition to sharing my acting journey, I'd like to share my love of an American cult-classic TV show with any AF member who's interested.
  4. SunnyDay16

    Being "mothered" by people

    Something I've noticed happening to me is that I will attract women not much older than me who feel the need to "mother" me by asking me if I need help with something or if I'm okay. The female therapists and professionals tend to be like this too. They'll call me "honey" and "sweetie" and...
  5. Bronwyn

    Asperger girls

    Hiya looking for girls around my age (19) to have a chat about Asperger life. Just really want to be able to relate to someone. I feel as if my struggles as a child growing up were very difficult especially as a girl. Id like only females to contact me please. Dont be afraid to drop me a message...
  6. Sabrina

    Mockingbird 2017-11-28

    In Caitlin’s world, everything is black or white. Things are good or bad. Anything in between is confusing. That’s the stuff Caitlin’s older brother, Devon, has always explained. But now Devon’s dead and Dad is no help at all. Caitlin wants to get over it, but as an eleven-year-old girl with...
  7. Katleya

    Women and girls with autism may face greater challenges with day-to-day tasks, study finds

    This article was brought to my attention by the lovely staff at a non-profit I interact with, and I thought some of you might find it interesting. It links to a longer study; I would have liked some practical examples of their findings, but perfection doesn't exist... You can find the source...
  8. Sabrina

    Everyday Asperger's 2017-08-29

    Females with Asperger's Syndrome present themselves very differently than males. Here's a list of their traits.
  9. Peatsmoke

    Odd Girl Out: An Autistic Woman in a Neurotypical World 2017-04-06

    (from the Amazon.co.uk website) Laura James found out that she was autistic as an adult, after she had forged a career for herself, married twice and raised four children. Odd Girl Out tracks the year of Laura's life after she receives a definitive diagnosis from her doctor, as she learns that...
  10. B

    My daughter is obsessed with a real actress

    My daughter, age 18, is obsessed with a character called Cat Noir from Miraculous. She looks at him all day on her iPad at school, in her room, and in public. She even brings along a Cat Noir doll with her, along with her "miraculous" iPad. But her Cat Noir obsession is diminishing for another...
  11. J

    9yr old daughter diagnosed today

    My daughter was diagnosed today with mild Asperger's, now before today I had no idea what it was and like most people when I hear autism or Asperger's I think about the worst case scenario. She is super intelligent and doing great academically at school. the social and behavior part is what is...
  12. Vinca

    Where Are All The Autistic Women And Girls?

    (not written by me. And the article was too long to fit into a post, so i have only copy pasted a section of it, from the folowing link http://www.buzzfeed.com/rosebuchanan/where-are-all-the-autistic-women-and-girls?bffbuk&utm_term=.taLp5KLYv#.leqqNLXGK ) Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed “I am...
  13. Cosmophylla

    Autism in girls often unreported and missed or misdiagnosed, support group says

    Not written by me Autism in girls often unreported and missed or misdiagnosed, support group says By social affairs correspondent Norman Hermant April 2, 2016 Girls living with autism are often misdiagnosed, misunderstood or missed completely, says a group formed to support girls with...
  14. LeroyT1000

    Going on a Date!

    I started a new job a couple of weeks ago. On the bus home I have been noticing a nice girl so I spent my time weighing up the situation and figuring out how to get her attention on a crowded bus but also save embarrassing her or myself at the same time. Anyway, 2 days ago I wrote her a...
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