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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by DogInClothes, Nov 5, 2020.

  1. DogInClothes

    DogInClothes A dog, with thumbs!

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    I'm a 28yr Queer Non-Binary (NB), who uses They/Them
    You can call me Dog for short!
    I had been on a road to diagnose myself further, because "anxiety& depression" just didn't hit all the nails on the head. This came to a head recently, and I discovered I was undeniably autistic. Everything clicked, and made sense. All of the situations of my childhood that were made out to be me being a difficult child were actually me just...being autistic.
    It's been a lot to absorb and accept. I'm still working through it, and I guess that's why I'm here.
    I haven't had anybody to talk to about all of this, so I'm going to try this forum, to learn and share, and get that validation because, right now, I feel incredibly alone in this.

    So, Hi there!
     
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  2. tree

    tree Blue/Green Staff Member V.I.P Member

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  3. DogInClothes

    DogInClothes A dog, with thumbs!

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  4. Aspychata

    Aspychata Serenity waves, beachy vibes

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    Hey. Welcome. Frisbees and frequent hugs are freely given here. Okay - virtual hugs and frisbees. lol
     
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  5. DogInClothes

    DogInClothes A dog, with thumbs!

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    I'm all for virtu-hugs, and frisbees just sweeten the deal! We love activity!
     
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  6. Barymore

    Barymore Active Member

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    Hey there *wave*
    nice, friendly place and people here :)
    Enjoy diving into the threads!
    I had that "click" moment on realising I was on the spectrum too!
     
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  7. Eggnog

    Eggnog Forever a bit confused

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    Hi and welcome!
    I joined yesterday and I’m already realising this is a good place to be for friendly, welcoming people :)
    I had the same journey as you, anxiety and depression not hitting the nail.
    So glad you had your “AHA!” Moment!!!!
     
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    Diego Member

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    welcome :)
     
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    Hi and welcome. Plenty here will have similar experiences and maybe some ideas and strategies that will be useful, I hope that you enjoy it here.

    :surfer::runner::walking::bicyclist::rowboat::swimmer::rocket::airplane::helicopter::taxi::tractor::locomotive::lorry::trolleybus:
     
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  10. DogInClothes

    DogInClothes A dog, with thumbs!

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    Much Appreciated, Barymore! I've barely poked around so far, but i'm looking forward to digging into topics with folks, pick each others brains :9


    Hey thanks so much! I'm glad I decided to jump on here, forums usually give me anxiety :') (too many messages to possibly read them all, oh no am i expected to reply to each and every person? and it goes on and on)
     
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    Streetwise very cautious contributor V.I.P Member

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    That's probably why some people leave (trying to answer everybody)and don't return or never post at all ,wish I could sleep instead of doing this.
     
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    Alexej Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Hi Dog

    Can I assume that NB means non binary. I am not familiar with this acronym and guessing
     
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  13. DogInClothes

    DogInClothes A dog, with thumbs!

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    YES! You got it! Thanks for bringing that up, I'll edit my initial post for best understanding going forward c:
     
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  15. DogInClothes

    DogInClothes A dog, with thumbs!

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    Thanks, @Rectify ! I got a good chuckle out of your signature, thanks
     
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    Welcome!
     
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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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    Hi and welcome DogInClothes. I like that username!
    This is a good place to be.
    I've been here for years. Daily routine to end the day. :D
     
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