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 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: What kind of tv-shows, comics, books and movies do you like?

Posted: 11 Oct 2019, 4:29 pm 

Replies: 15
Views: 355


I like bar rescue or other business makeover shows, I watch Star trek, I like some of the shows on TLC channel, I don't read comic books, I like movies that have a lot of action or are based on a true story

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Driving

 Post subject: Re: Driving
Posted: 11 Oct 2019, 4:26 pm 

Replies: 27
Views: 506


I drive. I don't drive on the highway, only local roads. I studied for the written part of the road test and applied what I read to driving on the road. I passed my road test the first time.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Do all autistic individuals watch anime?

Posted: 11 Oct 2019, 4:24 pm 

Replies: 69
Views: 1,325


I liked Ghost In The Shell. I think I would like other anime cartoons if I gave them a chance and had the patience to watch

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Dating

 Post subject: Dating
Posted: 11 Oct 2019, 11:58 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 112


Every time I date/marry a neurotypicals it seems they use me until the allure wears off. It is like.I..am a.science.experiment to them. They want to know about my autism and how it affects my life. They say they don't see how.I.could.possibly be autistic or they don't mention it at all as if it's an...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: If you work : Are you different at home than at work?

Posted: 11 Oct 2019, 11:55 am 

Replies: 8
Views: 243


Last year I left my job because the atmosphere had become hostile to me. I needed to get away from the place. So in the meantime I've kept busy with various projects at home. Recently I been starting to look for a job and yesterday it dawned on me that I have not been the person I was at work the w...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Assistive Technology

 Post subject: Re: Assistive Technology
Posted: 03 Oct 2019, 6:36 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 516


In college I needed to use a scientific calculator to pass my statistics course. I also needed to use a computer since the course was online. I use the Android app iHeartRadio so I can stream my favorite radio stations in the morning before work, it helps me relax and prepare mentally for the day at...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Has anyone ever "outed" you?

Posted: 03 Oct 2019, 6:30 pm 

Replies: 19
Views: 439


I've outed my autistic coworker to a few people because they were talking negatively about him behind his back, like they knew something was wrong with him so I told them he's autistic just like me and they stopped doing it.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: What age did you realize you weren't like everyone else?

Posted: 03 Oct 2019, 6:28 pm 

Replies: 54
Views: 1,408


In kindergarten. I would sit alone in a corner of the room and play with animal toys by myself. I didn't interact with the other children. Teachers complained to my mother about this, but she didn't want there to be anything wrong with HER child so she never tried to get me psychological help growin...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Sometimes I forget I'm autistic...

Posted: 02 Oct 2019, 8:04 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 59


And then eventually, inevitably, I am reminded that my attempts at meaningful conversation with neurotypicals always ends unsatisfactorily. It never quite leads anywhere meaningful. I was married for ten years and now that I'm divorced I have to accept that I will be alone for the rest of my life......

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Toothless - need blender or dentures?

Posted: 29 Sep 2019, 4:18 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 212


The dentures are not that expensive. Give them a try, you will expect an adjustment period but if you can handle it, all the better for you.

 Forum: Adult Autism Issues   Topic: Anti-anxiety medication

 Post subject: Re: Anti-anxiety medication
Posted: 29 Sep 2019, 3:58 pm 

Replies: 32
Views: 324


Well, I've never considered taking this sort of thing before. Now I am. So, any recommendations? Just a warning. I was prescribed Risperidone and Wellbutrin. These medications gave me very scary heart palpitations. I even passed out twice, I had to stop taking them. If you have side effects like th...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Social interaction - gender preference (question)

Posted: 24 May 2019, 5:56 am 

Replies: 31
Views: 660


blackholenullvoid wrote:
I'm a male, and I dislike spending time with other males. Is it typical for an adult male with Asperger's to prefer interacting with the opposite gender, even if he has no sexual interest in the girls?

I'm female and prefer interacting with males because females do not get me.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: "The Asperger's Stare"

 Post subject: Re: "The Asperger's Stare"
Posted: 24 May 2019, 5:55 am 

Replies: 233
Views: 67,358


I've been told by an NT person who is close to me that I have an unsettling stare. Furthermore, she has told me that she's noticed the exact same stare in other people on the autistic spectrum. She characterizes it as a fixed, empty gaze, that appears cold and unfeeling, almost not-human. She says ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Sensory Toolkit

 Post subject: Re: Sensory Toolkit
Posted: 24 May 2019, 5:51 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 186


I need ear buds to listen to music if I'm traveling and sometimes in my own house to be honest. Other than that, I like stuffed animal keychains. I need to get one.

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Joined Today

 Post subject: Re: Joined Today
Posted: 24 May 2019, 5:43 am 

Replies: 7
Views: 157


Hello, I just joined this site wrongplanet today. I'm in my mid-20's and am simply trying to make the best out of my life. It wasn't until recently that a therapist I see suggested that it could very well be possible I've had a low level of Asperger's that remained undetected. I know I sure have fa...

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Hello! PS: some questions!

Posted: 24 May 2019, 5:41 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 181


I would recommend trying to get a diagnosis if you can so you can be sure what your issue is, Asperger's or something else (which I think is the case for you).
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