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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by morax, Oct 11, 2021.

  1. morax

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    hello :) i use any name that starts with m, mostly "min" but i enjoy being called morax, meinki, or minerva as well. i do not use pronouns (im serious, not making fun of anyone), but they/them is ok if not using pronouns is difficult for you. i am 16, and i don't have an official asd diagnosis yet, but i do have ocd and cptsd among several other more minor diagnoses. ive been considering my status on the spectrum for about 5 years, and ive had an idea of it since i was very young, but ive only just started setting the process of talking to professionals into motion. i hope you all can be a helpful support in this process.
     
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    Hello and welcome! Depending on what resources are available in your area - you might want to pursue a diagnosis soon, especially if supports drop off once you reach the age of majority. (Some places only provide funding or support to autistic minors)
     
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    crewlucaa_ ugh idk lol

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    Welcome! :)
    I don't have specific pronouns either... I generally let people decide for themselves. I'm actually ok with that!
    You can call me Luca though :)
    Glad you found us here... make yourself at home! There are a lot of people with really valuable advice around here. This is a pretty supportive place.
    Talking to professionals is a great step. Hope you can get some support and find what you're looking for!
     
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    welcome to af.png
     
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    Hi and welcome, seems like you have researched autism and realised it seems relevant for you. Yes I prefer not to use pronouns, ideally. It can be tricky to do though, especially in writing about others without pronouns. But it works better for me as a non binary person . I like the idea of name flexibility too, interesting idea. Why not? I hope you enjoy it here and find it useful and supportive.

    :blossom::bee::hibiscus::bug::sunflower::beetle::cherryblossom:
     
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    thank you so much! i have no clues how forum works
     
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    Hello and welcome to the forum.

    Most members at the forum share experiences and/or ask questions. Replies to discussions are always nice.

    I am not officially diagnosed as being on the spectrum however I identify with all the traits.

    John
     
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    yes, i've heard of this! i am 16, but i also go to boarding school where i am getting help from psychiatrists and counsellors in regards to this, so i hope i can avoid such issues
     
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    Thank you for the help!
     
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    yes, i know this structure of english! i just don't like pronouns such as he she or they because they do not represent my gender identity accurately
     
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    thank you this is very cool
     
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    thank you! i have done a lot of research. i am nonbinary as well! my favorite way not to use pronouns is to just skip over the part of a sentence where one would usually be, such as "Minerva is going to walk dog," instead of his or her or their dog. i like my names too! thank you for the support
     
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    thank you luca!
     
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    clg114 Still crazy, after all these years. Staff Member V.I.P Member

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    Welcome to Autism Forums!
     
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