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 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: Do other people naturally enjoy conflict?

Posted: Yesterday, 2:09 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 131


For a long time I always thought people have an internal inclination towards stability. I mean, on the surface it seems anyone would pick a Utopia with food surpluses literally falling out of the storage sheds and a massive beautifully constructed society where the buildings are nice looking, the st...

 Forum: The Haven   Topic: Here is $50 to talk to me to see if w'ere friends

Posted: Yesterday, 1:57 am 

Replies: 16
Views: 192


Well I don't live anywhere near you so I can't be very helpful, but hopefully it helps to know that a lot of us can relate. I have struggled with making and keeping friends my entire life, I've lost so many. It's not just "we're not friends anymore" it's usually they decide to gang up with...

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: How to understand Anger in Arguments?

Posted: 15 Nov 2017, 8:20 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 89


I've struggled with this for a long time. I've gotten in frequent arguments with other people which then results in that person exploding on me or expressing massive amounts of anger and projection. "This" is essentially a massive emotional outburst. When in an argument, especially one whe...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Being happy in isolation?

Posted: 13 Nov 2017, 4:00 am 

Replies: 11
Views: 428


Thanks for all the answers. Though my main difficulty, the one I seem to constantly have trouble with anyways, is an existential crisis. Being with others (that I trust) can help alleviate this because I feel like there's someone else in the universe who is as conscious as me (hopefully). When alone...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Being happy in isolation?

 Post subject: Being happy in isolation?
Posted: 10 Nov 2017, 7:03 am 

Replies: 11
Views: 428


I've been trying to figure this one out. I find that certain mental exercises and even rewriting the brain can allow humans to live in certain conditions, and I was wondering if it's possible to just make myself immune (or more resistant) to loneliness. I know it sounds like an odd and self-destruct...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Newb here- Help Needed

 Post subject: Re: Newb here- Help Needed
Posted: 02 Nov 2017, 2:11 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 411


Very similar to me, especially the sensory/friend parts. I have immense trouble maintaining friendships and I'm never sure when someone wants me to visit them or to go away. I'm always just "dropped" as in the friends just don't care about me. I also have a LOT of people working against me...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Being told you're in your own little world

Posted: 01 Nov 2017, 2:11 am 

Replies: 35
Views: 849


I have issues with this. I get told I'm in my own little world more than I'd like to hear. I don't care about it too much, considering I don't care about other people or their opinions in general, but the isolation which comes along with doing my own thing is somewhat frightening. It brings on an ex...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Any unintelligent aspies here?

Posted: 16 Oct 2017, 4:11 am 

Replies: 84
Views: 2,841


Anyone here who was in special ed and had academic issues and was never at the top of the class? Did anyone ever have to have their work modified? Was your IQ average or below or low average? People still think I am dumb and others think I am smart but I often feel maybe I am not very smart but yet...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: First thing that comes to mind when you think of America

Posted: 16 Oct 2017, 4:05 am 

Replies: 80
Views: 1,188


Beautiful nature is the first thing. Specifically the rocky mountains, salt lake area. Also, Louisiana's beautiful Jazz culture, New York's fantastic business sector, San Francisco's famous scenic rainbow houses (not sure what they're called), Hollywood. Too many things, overwhelmingly good. The bad...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Any unintelligent aspies here?

Posted: 14 Oct 2017, 1:44 am 

Replies: 84
Views: 2,841


Pretty much me, at least I think. My IQ was pretty high, varying from top 4 to top 1%. I guess that's good. But when I can't learn basic skills with this "intelligence" such as social communication, word pronunciation, all types math, almost all sports, and others, it really makes me think...

 Forum: The Haven   Topic: Trying to Stay Sane (It's not working)

Posted: 05 Oct 2017, 12:21 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 245


I have the exact same issue. The DSM is a brilliant work of documentation, but it doesn't work for all of us because it's meant for specific cases. The same goes for more traditional psychologists. He may want to help but he's hesitant to give the diagnosis because to him, the symptoms are much more...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: The worst thing a bully has done to you

Posted: 03 Oct 2017, 6:46 pm 

Replies: 359
Views: 47,051


Man, mine sound pathetic compared to this. Probably because of my weird schedule resulting in a lack of contact with people. But I am frequently involved in conflict. A lot of verbal manipulation. People putting me in bizarre social situations. A lot more Sociopaths than I first thought, that's for ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: I cant contact people (shyness)

Posted: 20 Sep 2017, 2:40 am 

Replies: 8
Views: 355


I have aspergers syndrome. And i cant make friends. I just cant start a conversation with spmeone else. If they start a conversation, i reply. For example: Other person: -How are you? Me: -Fine Because of shyness and autism and lack of social skills i cant make friends, i cant talk freely like othe...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Do people enjoy hating you?

Posted: 19 Sep 2017, 12:57 am 

Replies: 18
Views: 697


I see a lot of victim blaming in this thread. Why is everybody assuming he did things to trigger those poor poor bullies? Maybe he just has had the bad luck to have to deal with a bunch of sadists. You need to learn to read. No one above is "victim blaming". A thirty six year(his whole li...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Do people enjoy hating you?

Posted: 19 Sep 2017, 12:51 am 

Replies: 18
Views: 697


Forgot a minor detail. I have some explaining to do but I'll cut all that out and just write it out. I'm younger than my age. Not by 50 years or anything, but for some reason I have a habit of always putting a different age on any account I make on all websites because I fear being tracked. I also m...
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