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Featured Humiliated for stimming

Discussion in 'General Autism Discussion' started by Acorn_Elf, Dec 21, 2017.

  1. The Midge

    The Midge Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

    Sep 10, 2017
    It is great to encounter another hair twiddler.

    I had the habbit 'broken' when I was young. I've reverted now and couldn't care less what anyone else thinks.
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  2. Desiree W

    Desiree W Well-Known Member

    Apr 8, 2017
    Oh gosh. Some people really get my last nerves! He didn't have to say anything at all. Whatever happened to the saying: if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all. People don't know what's going on with people, so they need to think before humiliating people. I used to twirl my hair a lot when I was younger and some people would try to get my to stop. Knowing what I know now, I can educate people about why I stim. If stimming isn't harming anyone, then other people should go about their business and leave others alone. I'll stim if I want to. I can come off harsh sometimes, but the reason is I've been through a lot and honestly have no problem putting others in their place.
  3. Fantasia

    Fantasia Active Member

    Mar 1, 2019
    Seconded that he's just an old creep.

    I twirl my hair a fair bit and nobody has ever commented on it.

    Except my loving, supportive parents of course. I really like to stroke certain fabrics and consider myself perfectly entitled to do so when relaxing in my own home. My parents feel otherwise.