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.
Month: October 2016
No longer pretending
I’m not sure exactly when it happened, but a little while back, sometime after finding out that I “have” Asperger’s/autism, … More
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
Some neat milestones have come to pass recently. First, as most of you know, I went through my principal Asperger’s … More
My routine is my backbone
One of the diagnostic criteria for autism is the reliance upon routines. These routines can be more obvious or stereotypical, … 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
Trying to stave off Shutdown Mode
Being at the receiving end of a personal attack is stressful enough. And I, like many Aspies have a strong … 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
We can’t have it both ways ~ seize the ‘superpower’ part, too :)
I’m going to go out on a limb here. Come to think of it, I’ve been doing that a lot … More
Sneaking a peek (at what others had to say)
So anyway, I’m going through my formal Asperger’s assessment (well OK–the first of what I hope will be two assessments). … More
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