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Featured Does anyone feel "psychic"?

Discussion in 'General Autism Discussion' started by Moonhart44, Sep 18, 2020.

  1. MadRienell

    MadRienell New Member

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    I feel especially sensitive to evil spirits and demonic presences. I can walk into a place and feel that something horrible happened there. Can’t explain it...just a cold, ominous feeling of dread. Sometimes it is faint, and other times it has been so overwhelming that I had to run out of the building or away from a person.

    As far as being empathic, I wish I had that gift. I never know what other people are feeling unless they’re frowning or smiling. I hate that I am easily conned due to a lack of ability to pick up on it. Very envious of you all. I’m very suspicious of people because I know that I have a disability in that respect. I usually let my husband do all the talking or evaluating of other people we meet/interact with for a sale, or purchase, etc.. you know.
     
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  2. Ursus Chainus

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    That is good! I am here to preach boundaries... learn them, set them and be "brutal" with them. I don't care if people understand them... they are our rules for interacting with us, regardless if we are "disordered" or "disabled".

    I am much better at seeing sketchy people. The issue used to be.... why am I not attracted to people who don't violate my boundaries? Thank dog I am over that!

    I think the psychic thing is one of two ways of building our reality of our power. One is trying to say we have a power we do not, to feel ourselves feel more empowered when we feel so little power. The other way is to focus on our intrinsic power.

    I have crap tons of power and I know it... I am not talking about being a white dude (who has way more cultural power than he should have). I am talking intrinsic power as a person who is still treated horribly by ableists and has to work and relate to them. Even with this power, I still feel overwhelmed by people because I cannot tell what they are thinking in cultural terms.

    Culture is a "sneaker wave" that can pull you out to sea. I just have the power to swim against it and end up on dry land. I focus on that.
     
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  3. Ursus Chainus

    Ursus Chainus Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Isolation = relating to people who invalidate your internal experience of life. Be that racists, sexists, ableists or narcissists. (you get to deal with all freaking 4... I cannot even imagine your isolation! :()

    I feel connection is most powerful when someone else has an understanding of our experience, or is willing to try to understand. At the very least, someone who does not invalidate our experience. There is no connection with anyone else.

    There is a false connection that "nature" has "created" for the purpose of survival of the human species. This is no longer needed. It is often between people like us and narcissists.

    I only want to communicate with people who have a basic understanding of me, or try to! Life is too short and energy is too precious to waste on others!
     
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  4. Gift2humanity

    Gift2humanity Well-Known Member

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    Hi
    This is very interesting. Can you elaborate on your sensitivity to evil spirits and demonic presences?
    As for empathy, you do have it, you are just not aware.
    Con-men and unscrupulous people are like evil spirits who walk the earth.
    You might know this already, a soul/spirit is an eternal being inside each of us. When we die we shed our body yet our soul reincarnates, the whole point being spiritual evolution.
    Con-men, mean spirited people, people with bad intentions have damaged souls, I think your confidence in people in actual-factual 3d reality has been knocked, and I think that if you use that same gut feeling that comes with sensing evil spirits, you will also sense that these con-men type people are one and the same, they have evil intentions, even if it is just to manipulate you into buying something.
     
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    Gift2humanity Well-Known Member

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    I am a life path 11, in numerology that is highly psychic.
    My mum thought I was a gifted toddler as I could read and write before I went to school but I gave it up because I wanted acceptance from my Dad who taunted me and tried with success to block my development. He was a dark violent person who was in pain when he saw his daughter developing, I could talk at 1yr old and asked to have my nappy off and remained dry, so he infantilised me.
    Had I of kept reading I would have developed, look up numerology on token rock.com its scarily accurate, also a more detailed site is freetarot.com.
    Anyway, I was blocked and fooled the whole of my life.
    One day in my thirties, I had a foster-cat and I wanted an excuse to get out of a boozy weekend as I just didnt want to go.
    I casually asked the foster-cat and a thought that definitely wasn't mine came into my head "Tell the truth" and it worked.
    I also once had a thought that came into my head in 1997 when I was into spiritualism, it said "Evil forces are at work" Going by how my life has gone, so far, it seems by the foolish decisions I have made, some evil forces were at work. I've seen ghosts, first one at 20 when totally sober.
     
  6. zozie

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    I struggled with the word "psychic" but I have used it in the past as a sort of placeholder word. I never fully took it seriously, but neither did I have the language to explain my sensitivity to environments and people, particularly those people who insist that they're fine but really something about them is screaming so loud I can't concentrate. Lays me up for days sometimes, can't hear my own thoughts for the noise of other people in my head.

    These are usually the people I'd find myself staring at. I generally look away when talking or thinking, but when there's someone who goes on my radar for some strong sensation, I stare at them, totally absorbed, in an attempt to figure out why I'm getting such a strong signal.

    The only conclusion I'd end up coming to was that these "energetically loud" people were saying one thing with their mouths and another with their vibe. It's one thing to not know what a person's motivation is, it's another to get a siren in your mind about what a person's motivation is, only to be met with "what are you talking about?"

    I'm so glad you started this thread, I thought I was ...er, not of sound mind.
     
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    While I'm not naturally okay at figuring out the intricacies of social interaction, such as body language, for some reason I've been able to pick up on someone's character/personality/mood quite easily since I was a child. If someone seems "off" or seems to have an issue with me I listen to that feeling, since it's accurate most of the time.

    It'd be interesting to know what it is I'm actually picking up on and what part of the brain operates that, since I don't have an issue with it but do with so many other social things.
     
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  8. MadRienell

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    I hold different beliefs on eternity and spirituality so we will have to agree to disagree on that.
     
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  9. Gift2humanity

    Gift2humanity Well-Known Member

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    It's ok to agree to disagree, we are all entitled to our opinions.
     
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  10. TheLife

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    Yes, I do absolutely feel psychic. (To be clear, I have no diagnosis whatsoever but I'm fairly certain I check every box.). But my psychic ability exhausts me severely.

    I am an ocean front lifeguard. I'm known with my colleagues to be extremely prescient in terms of potential rescue situations. An old stand partner got in the habit of calling me "Batman" because often I'd be pulling people out before she even realized they were in trouble. I can look at a group of 2000 people and know exactly who was going to be in trouble and when.

    Luckily, this puts me in a public position where the people around me see me as someone extremely competent and serious about doing a great job. It took me many years to realize that I couldn't push others to be like me though. I think I made a lot of enemies by being so frustrated with their inability to notice the things that I did.

    I've learned to ease up on people but I've done it, as always, in an all or nothing sense. I assume everyone I work with is a buffoon and incompetent. I assume they will never notice anything and cannot make any good decisions. My greatest victory was learning how to do this without them knowing that I think this way. That I'm simply "the old veteran" carrying the weight for the younger folks.

    That awe I present, though, in a job that people value has offered me wide latitude to say and be as strange as I really am. My idosyncrosies are well established and known throughout my organization, yet they generally take them with a sense of humor along with a strong sense of respect. I'm very very lucky to have found myself a position like this.

    It's a summer job only and my winter job brings much more masking and stress. I don't really talk during the winter to anyone in any real way. My summer job keeps me sane, though, and I think takes a lot of pressure off of my wife (an absolute angel).

    First post. Hello to all.
     
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  11. Mark Walsh

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    I have this too... I think its a compensatory mechanism that's used to detect whether someone likes us or not. while NT's are constantly communicating how they feel towards each other with body language, tone of voice, eye contact e.t.c... People on the spectrum tend to struggle with these forms of communication so we tend to rely on "gut instinct" to tell if somebody is feeling positive towards us or not... that's my theory anyway
     
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  12. Judge

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    Psychic empathy? Yes, it's certainly possible for those on the spectrum. Though in my own case I'm more apt to connect to the dead rather than the living. Not as a medium, but as a sensitive. Though even then I've often wondered if this had anything to do with being autistic. To date I cannot say I've been able to link the two specifically in terms of being more receptive to paranormal phenomena. But empathy? Clearly that's another matter for individuals such as the OP.


    People with Autism Can Read Emotions, Feel Empathy
     
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