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 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Are You Only Intrinsically Motivated To Go To Work?

Posted: 28 Jul 2022, 12:16 pm 

Replies: 21
Views: 1,034


Aren't most people like that? @Joe90 No, most people are extrinsically motivated to go to work. To be honest, I don't know what those two words mean or how to pronounce them even. I googled them but both seemed to come up with the same meaning. I wish people here would dumb their wording down a bit...

 Forum: The Haven   Topic: Unpleasant experience in a store today

Posted: 24 Jul 2022, 2:50 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 248


they need to get their alarm system fixed?

but yes I stay calmer around rational people, so similar thing.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Learning how to deal better with little things

Posted: 24 Jul 2022, 8:22 am 

Replies: 16
Views: 621


I've been mocked, singled out and ostracized for the best part of nearly 50 years. First of all it was because I looked like a boy, then because I was the scruffy, dirty kid at school, then it was because everyone thought I was a lesbian, then the next minute I'm a slut. I mean come on. Then its be...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Learning how to deal better with little things

Posted: 24 Jul 2022, 8:17 am 

Replies: 16
Views: 621


This reminds me of an incident that happened to me once, when I was about 20. It was a freezing cold day, and I was wearing a winter hat that was trendy for my age group at the time. But I walked past these two old men, and I heard one of them say to the other, "look at her stupid hat!" I...

 Forum: WrongPlanet.net discussion   Topic: Should I become a mod here?

Posted: 23 Jul 2022, 10:19 am 

Replies: 111
Views: 3,886


Tact and consideration go a long way!

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Was it better to be unaware of your own autism?

Posted: 18 Jul 2022, 1:31 pm 

Replies: 58
Views: 1,943


no because im not into stereotypes and im sick of people thinking of autism as a defect.

i was developmentally backwards and forwards at the same time but i am not intellectually stupid.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: ASD adults and aggression - thoughts?

Posted: 15 Jul 2022, 12:28 pm 

Replies: 90
Views: 2,836


please I'm not stupid but it hurts

I'm trying to tell you I'm in pain
fragile x broken x gene from me. dad

autistic like

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: ASD adults and aggression - thoughts?

Posted: 15 Jul 2022, 12:24 pm 

Replies: 90
Views: 2,836


the noise physically hurts me

just like 5he scratchy materials

stop it please

you don't think it should be painful but it is

stop please

listen

then I won't meltdown/overload

please

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: ASD adults and aggression - thoughts?

Posted: 15 Jul 2022, 12:22 pm 

Replies: 90
Views: 2,836


its painful

and if I need to get away I may seem huffy puffity

just move please

I'm fine I don't emotional support

I need quiet, please

listen

please

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: ASD adults and aggression - thoughts?

Posted: 15 Jul 2022, 12:20 pm 

Replies: 90
Views: 2,836


certain noises can be physically painful

but certain sensations are pleasurable too

like a rubbings....but I can't deal with the cachophony of noise created by humans talk8ng at once

I wait till it goes quiet

its like a gaggle of geese at a farm yard and it physically hurts

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: ASD adults and aggression - thoughts?

Posted: 15 Jul 2022, 12:16 pm 

Replies: 90
Views: 2,836


I don't misread non-verbal cues, but I can choose to ignore them if my impulses are too much to control (I know I find ignoring things hard but not when impulses are involved). For example if I'm talking to someone who seems distracted and is probably wanting me to shut up or talk about something e...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: ASD adults and aggression - thoughts?

Posted: 15 Jul 2022, 12:12 pm 

Replies: 90
Views: 2,836


we are not violent but you won't listen.....

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: ASD adults and aggression - thoughts?

Posted: 15 Jul 2022, 12:11 pm 

Replies: 90
Views: 2,836


We are not more aggressive than anybody else. I did not read the article itself but from the paragraph that the OP posted, my first thought is, "here we go again, another nt who has no idea how we work trying to describe us." They could just ask us but why bother when they can write artic...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: ASD adults and aggression - thoughts?

Posted: 15 Jul 2022, 12:10 pm 

Replies: 90
Views: 2,836


NO

WE CANT COMMUINICATE IT BUILDS frustration

the nts dont understand...cognitively speaking

ie you don't understand I need my sameneses and you don't care about my passions

thats ok but ido

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Masking well until you have a meltdown

Posted: 15 Jul 2022, 9:53 am 

Replies: 64
Views: 1,557


I'm fragile x which is autistic like

my dad was fragile x too

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Masking well until you have a meltdown

Posted: 15 Jul 2022, 9:52 am 

Replies: 64
Views: 1,557


or scream

its usually when my passions or sameness are disturbed...and sometimes noise
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