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Did you ever have dreams your ASD was gone.

Discussion in 'General Autism Discussion' started by Tony Ramirez, Nov 29, 2020.

  1. Fino

    Fino Alex V.I.P Member

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    I think I'd say yes to that question, assuming I understand it correctly.
     
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    dragonfire42 Perpetual outsider

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    I have dreams in which it matters to varying degrees, and some where I’m more severely autistic than I actually am, but I don’t ever think I’ve had one where I’m not autistic or my ASD disappears. I would guess it’s because even my subconscious mind can’t fathom what that might be like.
     
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    It's a reference to "Young Frankenstein". Frankenstein asks his assistant to get a regular brain from a morgue. The assistant grabs one labeled "Abnormal", thinking Frankenstein will never know the difference. Or legit thinks it was an actual woman by the name of Abby Normal. (been forever since I saw the movie) When the creature starts acting weird, Frankenstein asks him who's brain he got. The assistant tells him, "Abby Normal".
     
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  4. halfasped

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    It was really cool you shared your dreams. It's possible you felt like it would feel to not have autism for a few moments, sure. Not provable, so why not enjoy the thought!

    Imagine if the machine in your dream worked like a 'translator'. People go in, each gets to feel like the other feels. The father and son in your dream might walk out just as happy if that happened. Without anyone having to be changed.
     
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    I believe it's possible to become NT and I think about it all the time, but no dreams.
     
  6. Sapphire K

    Sapphire K Autistic Demigirl! (She/They/It) V.I.P Member

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    I haven't had dreams of my Autism being gone, probably because I don't want it gone. Especially since the photosensitivity and heightened hearing from it has its advantages. I can't even imagine what me being NT would be like, dreaming or not.
     
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    I don't focus on the idea of having autism or not.
    I do focus on trying to improve my life so that I can gather the skills necessary to work my own way in social circles. Once people know or "know" you, they are generally not open to changes themselves and assume you will always be the same way. Thankfully, there are many people all over the world and you never know how things will turn out. People do have to move occasionally for all kinds of reasons.
     
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    No, but I've had dreams where other things and people were gone, which was sometimes satisfying.
     
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    Matthias Well-Known Member

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    If you can think clearly and socialize in your dreams, you can do so in real life. If your reduced ability to think clearly and socialize was genetic, you wouldn't be able to think clearly or socialize in your dreams. Social difficulties are often caused by anxiety. Have faith, believe in yourself, and think positively and your anxiety will go away.
     
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  10. Sapphire K

    Sapphire K Autistic Demigirl! (She/They/It) V.I.P Member

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    I wish it were that simple, though.
     
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