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Joined: 2 Apr 2017
Gender: Male
Posts: 14

05 Apr 2017, 11:55 am

Hi, I'm new to the forum and thought I'd say hello.

I am not sure, but I suspect I have Aspergers / ASD. I'm in my early 30s and until I got married and shared my life with someone I never suspected I was on the spectrum. My brother (15 years younger) is visibly autistic and I felt nothing like him. I just thought I was extremely introverted, highly sensitive and socially anxious all my life.

My wife, who is a mental health professional, has been telling me for about a year that she thinks I'm on the spectrum. It was only when I total withdrew at Christmas that I began to research it and it does feel like something that could be true.

I scored 32 on the AQ test and 133 on the Aspie test. But then, I also always score highly on introversion, HSP, social anxiety and depression tests so I'm really confused.

But hi!

Your neurodiverse (Aspie) score: 133 of 200
Your neurotypical (non-autistic) score: 85 of 200
You are very likely neurodiverse (Aspie).

RAADS-R: 141
AQ Test: 34
EQ: 20


Joined: 23 Nov 2006
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Posts: 55,712
Location: Portland, Oregon

05 Apr 2017, 3:10 pm

Welcome to Wrong Planet! :D

Silly NTs, I have Aspergers, and having Aspergers is gr-r-reat!