An Aspie wedding anniversary

There is no “head over heels, OMG he makes my heart pound and my head spin” kind of feeling. What we have is even better than that: a calm, balanced, and comfortable life together, interwoven and intertwined.

Asexuality is different, not weird ~ one Asperger’s / Autistic person’s perspective

(Beginning note:  This post gets very personal, for obvious reasons.  I wrote this because I’m aware that gender identity, awareness … More

Relief & the Waiting Game

I’ve passed through the first gate; the assessment appointment is behind me. After an uncharacteristically long and deep sleep, I’ve … More

Standing at the gates (of formal Asperger’s / autism diagnosis)

Well, the first official consultation appointment, anyway. Tonight is the eve of my first meeting with my specialist for the … More

When Asperger’s / autistic people appear soulless…

We’re not.  I promise. If you tell me that something bad has happened to you or that you’re sad or … More

How “functional” am I *really*?

(I’m issuing a potential Trigger Warning for marine life empaths.) Apparently, about 96.5% of all water on earth is salt … More