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  1. sisselcakes

    Explaining Relationship Dynamics to Aspie

    Usually I come on here to post or read threads when I'm struggling in my relationship with my (undiagnosed) ASD boyfriend. I guess reading and writing helps me see things from a more objective and broader perspective. I'm here to vent frustration because people on here "get it" but also to...
  2. P

    Asperger's and Metaphors

    I cannot get this thought out of my head: the stereo-types of Asperger's and autism alike are associated with, in general, being literal thinkers, and being poor at understanding metaphors and similes. But metaphors, analogies, and similes are my strong-suit, one of my greatest strengths. In my...
  3. S

    Taking It Literally

    When I first suspected I was on the autism spectrum, I began my journey by doing research followed by online testing, consulting with special education teachers, and telling my doctor my suspicion. Among the various autism symptoms is taking what people say literally. I had to give that...
  4. Aspergirl4hire

    Overheard, Understood, and Misunderstood: When You Hear Yourself Discussed

    I have a lot of new office neighbors who have been with the company longer than I, and just moved from another building. This gave me the opportunity to hear two of them discuss something that I did, at length, without me having to leave my desk, and without them knowing I could hear them. The...
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