Tag Archives: coping

You know when… it’s time to move on.

You know when you’re so angry with someone you want to rip their face off, but you know you won’t because you never want to see them again? You know when there are so many things to say and people … Continue reading

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So I have ongoing counselling, so what?

When I went back to see my counsellor (therapist) after a nine month break, she gave me some assessment forms to fill in, including one which asked what issues I wanted counselling for, and what I wanted to achieve.  I … 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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Blogging from a sad place – don’t read if you’re having a rare good day

#It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to, cry if I want to, cry if I want to. You would cry too if it happened to you!# Ok, so it’s a bit of a pity party here at … Continue reading

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Update on “Welcome to the desert of the real” – My journey with Asperger’s

A little while ago I reposted an article I wrote nearly two years ago when I was first diagnosed with Asperger’s, called “Welcome to the desert of the real” and said I would write an update at some point.  Here … Continue reading

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Why ‘being ill’ may not mean the same thing to Aspie and NT

This week I had to back out of a commitment I made two months ago, right at the last minute.  The person I had promised was not very impressed and was not very sympathetic when I said I was too … Continue reading

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Baby, you are rocking my world… Stop it!

Whilst trying to think of a simple analogy for my life as an Aspie, with sufficient explanatory power to get through to a frenemy with a distinct agenda, I thought about boats.  I thought about how my little Aspie row-boat … Continue reading

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