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Featured How do you feel about mirrors?

Discussion in 'General Autism Discussion' started by unperson, Nov 18, 2019.

  1. neither for nor against

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  2. dislike intensely

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  3. like em

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  4. the steal your soul

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  1. unperson

    unperson Well-Known Member

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    Do they make you feel uneasy? or what
     
  2. Tom

    Tom Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    I don't mind 1 mirror. But when there are multiple ones and you see many of yourselves it is a little strange.
     
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  3. Ronin82

    Ronin82 Dog Trainer Extraordinaire

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    I hate to look at myself in the mirror, but I deal with some pretty intense body dysphoria. I have found that I don't even like to look MYSELF in the eye when looking in a mirror! What's difficult is in Aikido class, there is this HUGE wall of mirror at the front of the class so the students can check their positioning during classes. I hate looking at myself in that mirror!
     
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  4. Fino

    Fino Alex V.I.P Member

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    They make me very uncomfortable!
     
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  5. Wolf Prince

    Wolf Prince My future job title.

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    Meh.
     
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  6. Aspychata

    Aspychata My Art Work

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    Mirrors help me understand if by eating donuts, l could be turning into one. Also it tells me if the gym l am doing is working correct muscles, like are the right things getting toned or too much tone, l have no personal trainer so l have to caculate my protein and my carbs and my reps for weights.
    Mirrors also tell me if my clothes look pulled together for interviews. In this state, you can be slightly casual for jobs which is very nice.
     
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  7. unperson

    unperson Well-Known Member

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    I'm pretty uneasy with them, loathed hairdressers cos you have to look in the mirror for 20 minutes, I cut my own hair now. The clothing check thing is necessary, though.

    It's pretty amazing how some people love themselves in mirrors, remember many scenes in women's bathrooms and they way they gaze at themselves, often lovingly.
     
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  8. Misery

    Misery Photo-Negative V.I.P Member

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    tenor.gif

    Pretty much like that.
     
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  9. Aspychata

    Aspychata My Art Work

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    What a pretty girl, if l was that cute , l would need a huge mirror. She is ready for a close-up shot. :) What is her name? What is the breed?
     
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  10. Aspychata

    Aspychata My Art Work

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    Woman have a little more pressure to be in shape compared to men. It defintely helps with jobs.
     
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  11. Aspychata

    Aspychata My Art Work

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    Wolves are very handsome from ancient storylore.
     
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    Misery Photo-Negative V.I.P Member

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    No idea.

    It's just a frequently seen gif that floats around the Net for no apparent reason.

    Lovely dog one way or another though.
     
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  13. SusanLR

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    I'd be lost without them.
    Use them everyday for dressing, combing hair, make-up when I put any on.
    Wouldn't leave home without looking at self in a mirror.
    They don't make me feel uncomfortable.
     
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  14. NothingToSeeHere

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    They are useful for deciding whether by clothes make my bum look big, putting on makeup, trimming the undercut on the back of my head, and observing my body during pilates or dance classes. It's amusing when you put kittens in front of them. When I only had access to a tiny hand mirror for several months I missed big mirrors. They don't make me uncomfortable.
     
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  15. Bikutoso

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    The only reason i dislike mirrors is because i hate myself at the moment.
     
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  16. Wolf Prince

    Wolf Prince My future job title.

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    Shhh. Thats why we avoid people. They cant resist the fur.;)
     
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    yikes. I would hate that.
     
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    I try to avoid them. I hope people don't see what I see. I always picture a witch like image of myself in the mirror to the point that sometimes I'd put on a little make up just so I don't scare the grandkids when they see me.
    You know, I never gave it any thought, but my mom would see like a devil self image in the mirror. Now that's going to make me wonder. But I've never liked looking in the mirror. Once I was looking at pictures my daughter in law had taken and I asked who this person standing in the corner was - it was me. lol
     
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  19. christopher.k

    christopher.k roosterman

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    I appreciate getting a taste of how other people perceive me without having to waste mental energy on asking one of those people.
     
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  20. Bolletje

    Bolletje Potato chip wizard V.I.P Member

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    I need mirrors to make sure I look presentable. I like looking in mirrors when I have a good day. Not so much on bad days.
     
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