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 Forum: In-Depth Adult Life Discussion   Topic: Things Other People Used to Take Care of

 Post subject: Re:
Posted: 05 Dec 2014, 7:12 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 2,804

Well, I went from living with my mother to living with my husband and have never lived alone, but I can tell you the one thing I really miss about being young and living at home with my mother. It's when I get sick, nobody really takes care of me now, the way my mother and grandmother used to. I kn...

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Do you have any pets?

 Post subject: Re: Do you have any pets?
Posted: 05 Dec 2014, 6:46 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 439

AspergersActor8693 wrote:
I have a Betta fish named Simi. He is my 10th Betta fish I've had over my life and is my college roommate. :)

I just Google'd what a Betta fish is, and wow, so beautiful! :)

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Do you have any pets?

 Post subject: Re: Do you have any pets?
Posted: 05 Dec 2014, 6:45 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 439

(no worries. you have come to the right place :) ) i have three dwarf hamsters, there's misha which we got for my sisters graduation in june of 2013, he's a bit chubby with brown fur. carlton, skinnier, i thin we got him ate june or july of that year. i have always wanted another white hamster sinc...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Do you stim? How?

 Post subject: Re: Do you stim? How?
Posted: 05 Dec 2014, 6:40 pm 

Replies: 16
Views: 777

I don't usually notice I am stimming unless someone points it out. Off the top of my head though: - Picking at the skin on my lips, biting my lips (I get super sore lips because of these) - Picking at the skin around my nails (Again it often gets very sore) - Rocking backwards and forwards - Pacing ...

 Forum: Women's Discussion   Topic: Men's underwear?

 Post subject: Re: Men's underwear?
Posted: 01 Dec 2014, 6:14 pm 

Replies: 25
Views: 5,426

Occasionally my partner will buy a pack of boxer briefs and they will be too small for him, in which case I use them. I don't really like them though because of that pouch thingy on the front. It makes me look like I have a micro-penis or something and is just pointless extra fabric that freaks me o...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Drunken weirdness

 Post subject: Re: Drunken weirdness
Posted: 01 Dec 2014, 6:10 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 216

The joy of alcohol. :D

Though I would urge caution with it nonetheless.

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Do you have any pets?

 Post subject: Re: Do you have any pets?
Posted: 01 Dec 2014, 6:08 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 439

Xanthic~Rain wrote:
4 dogs, 3 horses, 1 cat
Love animals
(no pix at the moment)

Wow, horses too! Awesome. I used to go pony riding when I was about 6 but then my stables closed down after about a year and my parents decided it was too expensive to continue at a different stables.

What breed are your dogs?

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Foreign movies

 Post subject: Re: Foreign movies
Posted: 01 Dec 2014, 11:46 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 753

I'm not a big film fan because I have a short attention span so I usually struggle to sit through them. I study French so I watch some French films though to help improve my language skills but also cultural knowledge. I actually don't like Amelie at all I must admit. Some of my favourite French fil...

 Forum: Health, Fitness, and Sports   Topic: Food Likes and Dislikes

 Post subject: Re: Food Likes and Dislikes
Posted: 01 Dec 2014, 11:40 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 903

I like most food, although I am vegetarian for welfare/ethical reasons. Other things I dislike so much I won't eat them though include: Bananas. Can't stand the taste, texture, or smell. Yuck. Red kidney beans. Horrible texture. Mayonnaise - smells and tastes awful. Mushy peas, again the texture. Pe...

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Do you have any pets?

 Post subject: Do you have any pets?
Posted: 01 Dec 2014, 11:35 am 

Replies: 11
Views: 439

(Sorry if this is the wrong section, wasn't sure where to put it. But it counts as getting to know someone better??) I have two guinea pigs. I love animals, and I mostly wanted a pet because I know about how much they can benefit people with mental health problems. I suffer from depression and anxie...

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: Anyone here who doesn't like math or science.

Posted: 01 Dec 2014, 7:45 am 

Replies: 16
Views: 1,588

Maths has always been my worst subject even since I was little. I struggle with basic mental arithmetic and time, especially in the 24hr clock, and still count on my fingers. I'm pretty sure I have dyscalculia but there isn't anyone connected to my uni who is qualified to diagnose it. I hate math. I...

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: What helped you in post secondary?

Posted: 01 Dec 2014, 7:41 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 352

My sixth-form had a mentor, and I saw her for an hour a week just to chat and I told her all my difficulties and we would talk about strategies to deal with them. This was also useful for me from the perspective that I also had anxiety and depression to contend with, and at that point was undiagnose...

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: Foreign Language Classes

Posted: 01 Dec 2014, 7:36 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 501

Why can't you ask them to repeat what they've said? I take French classes at uni and we are always allowed to ask someone/the teacher to repeat themselves or ask them to please speak slower or whatever to enable us to understand. Sometimes things need repeating a couple of times, or said in a differ...

 Forum: Bipolar, Tourettes, Schizophrenia, and other Psychological Conditions   Topic: Anhedonia and how to deal with it?

Posted: 01 Dec 2014, 7:32 am 

Replies: 30
Views: 4,556

No idea, I don't think there is any simple answer to this. Sometimes I manage to force myself to do things, and push through the feelings of 'ugh this is just tiring/boring/draining/makes me anxious' and eventually I start to enjoy the activity e.g. some social activities, maybe playing a board game...

 Forum: Bipolar, Tourettes, Schizophrenia, and other Psychological Conditions   Topic: Helping someone with depression

Posted: 01 Dec 2014, 7:27 am 

Replies: 10
Views: 533

Just let her know that you are there for her and that she can talk to you about it if she likes. Also, checking up on her could be useful, not like every hour or anything silly like that but just asking her how she is once a day or whatever probably like you normally would I guess! Asking her to do ...
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