Tag Archives: Asperger’s

Why I’m too scared to stop my contraceptive…

If the Too Much Information fairy gives you the ‘icks‘, this might not be the post for you.  If you’re interested in mental health, maybe give it a go. I’m in my mid-thirties and (to my mother’s horror) have not … Continue reading

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Giving my all when it doesn’t feel like enough

I am always trying my best, and I always try to please everyone, and I always try to be as good and fair as possible.  That’s why I don’t take criticism well, because I am trying my absolute hardest already … Continue reading

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Is sexuality a neurotypical construct?

I’ve never liked the word ‘bisexual’.  Although it’s probably relatively accurate, it’s never felt like the right word, and I’ve certainly not embraced it as an identity.  It comes with politics and stereotypes, assumptions and biphobia.  Just having a love … Continue reading

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Straw poll about co-existing conditions with ASC

I’m really interested in conditions that co-occur, overlap and are misdiagnosed in people who have an autism spectrum condition.  This includes diagnoses you may have been given that have since been superceded by the diagnosis of an ASC, and diagnoses … Continue reading

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Temporal disconnection of my sense of self

When discussing how I think or feel about something, I am often told by my listener that other people feel the same way or think the same things.  I am frequently surprised by this.  It’s not that I think I … Continue reading

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Incomplete thoughts around co-existing Asperger’s and dyspraxia

A conversation today on Twitter made me wonder, will I ever really know whether all my neurodiversity issues fit under the Asperger’s hat (regardless of the almighty DSM criteria), or whether I might also be dyspraxic (an ‘Aspraxie’ as I’ve … Continue reading

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Walking a fine line – my personal safety strategies

Even after nearly 20 years practise at learning to navigating the tricky world of social, personal and romantic relationships, I still find myself in particular situations, wondering how this happened.  Sometimes I wonder how this has happened yet *again*, and … Continue reading

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