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shut downs

  1. callmeriver

    coping mechanisms when on the verge of a meltdown/shutdown

    i feel like i’m on the verge of either a shutdown or meltdown and i was wondering if there are ways to calm down after it happens. lately i been watching 5 minutes crafts during shutdowns (the unrealistic crafts make me laugh) but i’m not sure how much longer it will help with shutdowns. i...
  2. Clueless in Canada

    Processing My Assessment Results

    It has taken me awhile to process my assessment results and I have read and re-read the written report, probably fixating on it too much. I know my thoughts are not rational or logical because I am both disturbed by wording that sounds critical and negative and yet also annoyed because I think...
  3. Vaunderbroad

    Aspie love, how to build a new life? This is the hardest thing I’ve ever done.

    I am in a 7 month long romantic relationship (and have AS but am a good masker and like/need people.) I met the love of my life (also AS but more classic attributes) online and moved to his city because I love him and want to build a life together. My routine used to revolve around yoga, work...
  4. BeachLife

    Shut down all day without realizing it

    Hi all, Ive had a strange day today. Quite newly diagnosed, still navigating in many ways. Yesterday I followed an ultra creative urge to just make art for the sake of it, and the release/enjoyment without worrying about what it turns out like. I noticed that often when I'm being creative I get...
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