Why I’m still hiding my Asperger’s / autism from some people 

In the grand scheme of my life, my knowledge of my Neurodivergent neurological orientation is still fresh-ish.  After all, my … More

The internal critic

I’ve almost always been aware of a dichotomous yin-yang of self-awareness.  As in, I’m either hyper-aware of or utterly clueless … More

‘More autistic’ after Asperger’s / autism diagnosis / discovery?

The first inkling I had that I might be Aspergian/autistic came from perusing medical journals.  I browsed through their archives, … More

The challenges of communicating as an Asperger’s / autistic female (Intersectional)

Over the years, I’ve come to notice that there seems to be a double-standard in terms of male and female … More

(My) Asperger’s / autism and trust 

Once upon a time, I trusted everyone.  The cashier at the grocery store was the perfect audience for a monologue … More

‘The Mighty’ is not an ally

Many months ago, I came across a blog post titled “Why I no longer visit “The Mighty”.  Unfortunately, that blog … More

Alexithymia during an emotional breakdown…?

Yep, it’s happening now. Life sometimes has a way of piling up behind–and on top of–me. The old familiar sensation … More

No longer nameless

My new name and picture aren’t really me. By telling these two lies, I can be honest about everything else

Non-autistic: “Everybody’s like that.” No. You aren’t.

Like almost all other human beings, I try to form, strengthen, and enrich bonds with other people.  Given the fact … More