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WallflowerAsparagus
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21 Nov 2017, 3:30 am

Hi,

It wasn't until last year that I learnt about what Autism actually was and I was astounded to discover that the signs of Asperger Syndrome and it sounded like perfect sense, something I had been looking for all this time. I'm in the process of being officially diagnosed, it has been hard to do and I am hoping it will give me extra support I have needed in my life.

I'm in my mid twenties and am female. I have no close friends. I live alone with my cat child and I live in a different state from my family. I do have a partner (I have no idea how this really happened, but I had a strong crush on him since I met him years before, and I have never instantly had attraction for someone so suddenly.) He is extremely supportive, loving and we have a wonderful relationship despite my ongoing issues. He is NT (He dislikes that term though) according to screening quizzes and we have been together for a year and a half.
My long term partner before this had been particularly abusive.
I have kept my process of diagnosis secret to everyone except for few people and I will continue to. I feel like regardless of my problems with making friends, they do not need to know, and I feel they will not understand anyway.

I have suffered with depression and anxiety since a very young age. This makes it much harder for me to enjoy anything, even things I am interested in. I have been feeling particularly depressed today and thought I would make an account to try and better help myself and join a community etc.

My interests are photography, art, music. I tend to enjoy alternative/darker sort of things. Some might say Goth. Some might say strange, but we are all unique here.
Looking forward to feeling better and learning how I can better cope with my life from others and getting to know other people like me in a safe place - which is here, I hope!

Thank you



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21 Nov 2017, 4:07 am

Welcome to WP! 8)


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21 Nov 2017, 6:33 am

Thank you. :)


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21 Nov 2017, 7:27 am

Hello WA :) I'm glad you have a supportive partner, it all helps. And a cat child too :) how old is your cat?


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21 Nov 2017, 10:10 am

Welcome! :D Good luck with your diagnosis. Cool username.



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21 Nov 2017, 4:35 pm

Welcome to Wrong Planet! :)


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24 Nov 2017, 7:31 am

LostGirI wrote:
Hello WA :) I'm glad you have a supportive partner, it all helps. And a cat child too :) how old is your cat?


Hello :) Yes, it does. Yes, I love my cat child. I got her because I wanted a special friend and I have been around animals my whole life, so moving away and being without animals was very lonely for me. She will be four years old next month. She is quite a character, lots of personality, very strange. She's great!


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24 Nov 2017, 7:35 am

TheAP wrote:
Welcome! :D Good luck with your diagnosis. Cool username.


Thank you. :)
Haha, my alias has been Wallflower for a long while, but upon learning more about myself and wanting to talk about it to my partner, but feeling awkward or not wanting to have people overhear, we use the code word "Asparagus". It's second nature to me now. So weird and funny what our conversations must sound like, it's seeing the light of things. XD


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24 Nov 2017, 7:36 am

AnonymousAnonymous wrote:
Welcome to Wrong Planet! :)


Thanks very much :)


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24 Nov 2017, 7:40 am

TheAP wrote:
Welcome! :D Good luck with your diagnosis. Cool username.


Nice signature by the way :)


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24 Nov 2017, 1:34 pm

WallflowerAsparagus wrote:
AnonymousAnonymous wrote:
Welcome to Wrong Planet! :)


Thanks very much :)


May I PM with you? :)


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