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13 May 2024, 2:58 pm

I honestly don't know what is wrong with me neurologically. I know what I want in life and how I want it done, yet why do I have problems navigating or ''being on the same page'' as my father or my cousins? I know everything that is going on in the world and consider myself intelligent and professional, yet I always felt ''off'' or a little ''eccentric'' I don't know why I ''feel so deeply'' and am sensitive to the world around me. I don't understand how my cousins were and are able to have relationships, 60+ hour work weeks (Cop, Doctor, and Fireman) plus have kids, and I can't ''take on'' a lot, I think I actually gave myself Eczema from stress constantly, just daily living and emotional issues. I was always put down and even the doctor said I wonder if he is ''from Planet Earth''? I often wonder if he was right because I often prefer my own mind and imagination or solitude with my dog and female friends


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14 May 2024, 1:47 pm

You could very well be Autistic. If you are, that would explain everything you have described. You should look into it if you have not already.

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14 May 2024, 2:07 pm

Obviously, we can't diagnose you.

You might find these interesting:
- Autism-Spectrum Quotient Test (AQ)
- Aspie-Quiz Registering is optional!

They can't diagnose you, either, but they might reinforce your suspicions.

By the way, welcome to WP! (No diagnosis required.)

When diagnosed I bought champagne!
I finally knew why people were strange.