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Heyo everyone! I'm Isabelle

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Isabelle Wilkinson, Nov 25, 2021.

  1. Isabelle Wilkinson

    Isabelle Wilkinson New Member

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    Hi! My name is Isabelle, I'm a transgender female (male at birth) from Australia. I am 36 years old, originally born in New Zealand. I identify as Bisexual within the LGBTQI+ community, and I'm quite the girly character.

    I have been diagnosed with autism since I was just 4 years old. It's been a tough ride throughout life, and autism still affects me greatly. I still struggle a lot with understanding emotions and body language as well as a lot of other social aspects.

    I'm also known as a night owl, with my moderate-severe insomnia. I tend to sleep during the day, rather than the night, which really limits my social abilities in real life, as most of my family are asleep.

    I am quite the introvert in real life, I rarely ever speak or have the courage to meet new people, which is why I love online medias, which allows me to socialise more without it being too awkward.

    I am a romance/erotic novel writer, I currently have written 5 books, with tons of little pieces of writing here and there. I also enjoy cooking, I cook meals for the homeless every weekend and love donating to charities that help people in need.

    I consider myself to be quite the girly girl, despite my distinct masculine appearance. I am single, and have been for my whole life. I am honest and loyal to the people I meet.

    There's so much more I could say about myselfz but for now, that's all! It is wonderful to meet everyone :)
     
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    Hi! Welcome to the forum
     
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    Hi and welcome, it's good that you found us. I identify as nonbinary, and gay. A bit contradictory tho that can sometimes seem. I hope you enjoy it here and find it useful and supportive. You sound creative, and supportive to others, with your volunteer work. It can be a good way to be involved with others, to volunteer.

    Well done writing 5 books too! That's awesome. I hope you will join in discussions here and tell us more about your views and ideas.

    :poodle::whale::rat::rabbitface::bird::koala::mouseface::spoutingwhale:
     
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    Nice to meet you.
     
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    Welcome to the site.
     
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    Welcome!
     
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    Hi and Welcome!

    I'm female asexual and never married either.
    I wasn't diagnosed until in my mid 50's. ASD just wasn't thought about in school when I was
    a kid. Only child also, so I didn't have siblings to compare myself with and didn't have friends.

    I'm an Owl also. In fact it is after 2am right now and I usually don't go to bed until 4 am.
    And there is an Owl hooting in a tree outside...:rolleyes:
    I sleep until almost noon and still need a nap later.
    That's because I am getting older probably. Didn't need the nap when I was younger.
    I just found late evening and night shift jobs, so it worked out.
     
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    crewlucaa_ ugh idk lol

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    Welcome! :)
    My name is Luca. :blush:
    I’m transgender too (female to male technically but I’m more comfortable identifying as nonbinary. It’s complicated.) :confused:I’m attracted to men, so I generally identify as gay (although like Thinx said, seems a bit contradictory.)
    I’m usually up all night too, it’s currently 3am where I’m at.
    That’s awesome that you’ve written 5 books!! I love cooking and doing charity work too and I was also diagnosed with Autism (Aspergers) as a very young child.
    I hope you enjoy it here and hopefully we can get to know each other! :)
     
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    Warm welcome to us dear. I do hope you will find this place as welcoming as i have since coming in here
     
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    Hi and welcome @Isabelle Wilkinson

    Glad you have found this place. As has been said it is a friendly place.
    Do make yourself at home and join in the conversations
     
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    Hello and welcome to the group.
     
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    Welcome
     
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    hello isabelle welcome to the chat
    im smilie and i look forward to seeing you in the chatroom and have a chat with you
     
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    Welcome, Isabelle! Glad to have you here, you sound like a great person :)
     
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    Welcome to Autism Forums!
     
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    Hi there!

    I can honestly sympathize with a lot of what you've said here (and I know there are others here who can too). While I'm not trans, I am non-binary... *technically* male, but generally feminine in appearance, always have been. Though my personality doesnt really match that, pretty sure I'm entirely made of sarcasm.

    Also understand the sleep-schedule thing. I seem to have non-24-sleep-wake disorder myself, which is... er... confusing. Messes with things. That sort of thing, not being able to really do things at set times because it's interfering... it's frustrating, yeah? I know I get fed up with it.

    I think you'll fit in quite well here. Dont be afraid to chat with any of us or ask for assistance with anything you might need.
     
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    Hi, Isabelle! I love writing and cooking, too - glad you're here!