The Too-Silent Wave (on social media)

(I have to get something off my chest.  I kind of dreaded posting this, because it might irk or offend some, … More

Too much emotion

This post might make me come across as a cold, detached person at first, but those of you who know … More

The great divide

It has been nearly two weeks since a Grand Canyon formed within the autism spectrum community on social media, namely … More

Confessions of one Aspie / autistic ~ sometimes I really *don’t* care

I might catch hell for this one.  After all, the notions that many of us are extra-empathetic and that we … More

Sometimes I’m almost afraid to check social media…

(I apologize for the downer post here.  If you’re not in the mood for emotional and mental pretzels colored by … More

Complaining about your husband “with” Asperger’s? I’m talking back…

(Trigger Warning (TW): ableism, neurotypical (NT) martyrdom, Asperger’s/autism as a pathology, etc…big-time) Before I get too far into this, I … More

The potential ‘Dark Side’ of Asperger’s / autism ‘self-diagnosis’

This is the second in what will probably be three posts in this series.  Whether or not there will be … More

My personal triggers, and my meltdown prevention strategies

To be honest, I’m still trying to figure out exactly how a meltdown manifests for me.  Some situations are easy … More