I think there is some sort of post-diagnoses process that occurs. Much like the stages of grief. I was not prepared for this. At first, it was so simple. This is it! This is wonderful. I can understand myself now and people can understand me too. And they all lived happily ever after. No, they … Continue reading Post diagnoses: Rejection and anger
The more I find myself, The more of you I lose. The more self assured I am within, The less assured I am out. But I am more assured without. Without human. Without life. Without. Within is full, rich and safe. Without is quiet. With, is distracting, interrupting, confusing. The more I find myself … Continue reading The more I find myself, the more of you I lose.
I have questioned why this is my first post. Surely it would make sense to start with the lead up to diagnoses and how I arrived here on WordPress at 33 years of age talking about being autistic. But it does make sense to start with how my relationships have changed. The main thing about … Continue reading Post Autism Diagnoses: Relationships