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  1. Finding the sweet spots in life.

    Asperger's... really?

    I've never been one who believes in labels, Once heard that labels were for soup cans. Humanity will record it as the way it is, and the labels helped identifying a persons life. Some were good labels. To be educated, a teacher is one that comes to mind. Teachers are, to me, whoever is helping...
  2. gingertimelady

    My guy is wonderful, but his meltdowns can be terrible

    I've been dating my Aspie boyfriend for over 2 years now, and we've lived together for one and a half years. I don't have ASD, but likely have inattentive ADHD. However, I have yet to get a diagnosis, so at this point it's just a strong speculation. My BF was diagnosed with Asperger's when he...
  3. Finding the sweet spots in life.

    What are your triggers?

    Learning triggers that help avoid emotionally fueled meltdowns is a win-win for everyone. Before learning them I'd react to everything. People would often be scratching their heads wondering what had happen. Most of my triggers go into alert when some sort of social interaction is planned to...
  4. Mike Stouffer

    The Lens

    I've been uncomfortable around others my entire life. Have used the camera as a barrier between others and myself. Earplugs that are blue putty like, and off camera I go. Because of something being uncomfortable doesn't mean one has to stop enjoying the life around us. It's when we deal with the...
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