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 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: How Often Do You Think About Suicide?

Posted: 03 Dec 2013, 8:16 am 

Replies: 155
Views: 14,589


I voted "monthly but not weekly" but I would have preferred an option to say "it varies". I can go through 6 months and not /really/ think about suicide once. On the other hand if I am having a period of depression I might think about it daily FOR 6 months. So I just answered with my assessment of h...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Persistent cough making it difficult to sleep

Posted: 03 Dec 2013, 7:42 am 

Replies: 156
Views: 7,148


What MoP said might also be possible. I have asthma and I wake up having coughing fits just like the OP described too; they're really rather terrifying. My inhaler usually brings them to an end within 20 mins or so but for those 20 mins the phrase "mortal terror" would not be an overstatement to des...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Persistent cough making it difficult to sleep

Posted: 03 Dec 2013, 7:40 am 

Replies: 156
Views: 7,148


Is it winter where you are right now? If so it could still be dry inside your house despite being humid outside. Do you have a hygrometer (a device which measures the relative humidity of the surrounding atmosphere) to confirm whether this is the case or not?

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: The "meta" voice...

 Post subject: Re: The "meta" voice...
Posted: 03 Dec 2013, 7:34 am 

Replies: 12
Views: 933


1. Is this something that other people experience, or am I just super-weird? 2. If you do experience this, does alcohol have the same effect? 3. Got any alternative solutions to (ab)using alcohol? Some other people do experience this (I do). It may be a side effect of being a verbal thinker with in...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: The "meta" voice...

 Post subject: Re: The "meta" voice...
Posted: 03 Dec 2013, 6:47 am 

Replies: 12
Views: 933


I explained this to the psychologist, who told me it made sense to her. Basically, I "brute force" social situations. I'm constantly analysing the situation and pulling from my "experience library" or "topic library", examining body language, looking for cues and clues. It's exhausting. But then th...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: "Asperger syndrome is a severe handicap"

Posted: 02 Dec 2013, 1:16 pm 

Replies: 49
Views: 3,461


I think there's a certain amount of amount of aspie black and white thinking in this thread. Whether a given impairment is more disabling comes down to a LOT more than just the person's diagnosis. Dillogic stated that he is essentially completely unable to work and socialise as a result of his AS. A...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: "Asperger syndrome is a severe handicap"

Posted: 02 Dec 2013, 10:53 am 

Replies: 49
Views: 3,461


It's a severe handicap, sure. I'm guessing he's meaning that it's harder to see in comparison to something like a lack of legs (which he refers to), and since it's just as disabling as that but not as obvious to other people, then one will suffer from the prejudice of others who can't see it. That'...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: What Are The Things You Like/Dislike about Aspergers?

Posted: 01 Dec 2013, 9:18 pm 

Replies: 30
Views: 1,770


I'm having a lot of difficulty deciding which of the things I like about myself are just me and which are caused/influenced by AS. I couldn't really decide for most of them so the "like" section is a lot shorter than the dislike section. If the question were "what do you like and dislike about yours...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: taking showers. i hate 'em!!

Posted: 01 Dec 2013, 9:04 pm 

Replies: 42
Views: 2,392


I find showering to be an inconvenience but I still do it regularly. Once I get in there I usually actually quite enjoy it and it's nice to feel all clean afterward. Right now it's pretty cold where I live though so the nice shower is punctuated by several minutes of near-hypothermia-inducing cold :...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Please read!... (About Aspergers diagnosis and I.Q)

Posted: 01 Dec 2013, 9:00 pm 

Replies: 19
Views: 2,050


When it comes to intelligence it's really not about how much you've got (as measured by IQ) but how you use it. I have a reasonably high IQ but I struggle to apply it in any meaningful way. I have a friend whose IQ is the low end of average and he is much more able to put his intelligence to practic...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Has anyone with AS mastered the art of lying?

Posted: 01 Dec 2013, 8:32 am 

Replies: 35
Views: 1,757


I /can/ lie pretty well, if I have time to prepare. I used to do so all the time and then I realised that I usually hurt myself more than the people to whom I was lying, so now I /very/ rarely outright lie. As someone else said, I would sooner avoid the topic/say nothing, although it could be argued...

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: so when women makes the first move

Posted: 30 Nov 2013, 7:01 am 

Replies: 30
Views: 1,509


I often make the first move. Consequently most men wonder what the hell is wrong with me. Really? Most men I know would be pleased at the woman making the first move if they are interested in the woman. I certainly find it to be a pleasant surprise when the lady takes the initiative and have spoken...

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: so when women makes the first move

Posted: 29 Nov 2013, 8:02 pm 

Replies: 30
Views: 1,509


I've had someone make the first move and ended up in a relationship whereas on the other hand I've had someone make the first move and spent one night with them. Some people just don't want an official relationship, whether that is with you or with anyone . The list of reasons is probably nearly as ...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Got Anything Random To Say

Posted: 29 Nov 2013, 7:36 pm 

Replies: 109,267
Views: 3,404,782


I realised today that I hadn't taken my anxiety meds (diazepam) for about three days and I felt perfectly fine :o I've been dependent on them and taking them daily for over a year! Of course immediately I had this realisation I had an anxiety episode and had to take some, lol. But I think I may have...

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: If you're a guy who is in his mid 20s...

Posted: 29 Nov 2013, 7:33 pm 

Replies: 29
Views: 1,720


A lot of guys seem to be bothered by this but I don't see it as a problem at all. Surely it beats being one of the many mid-20s guys who already look middle aged, or in their mid-30s. This. A man who looks 18 while in his mid 20s will probably look 30-something when he is 40 and 40-something when h...
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