(My) Asperger’s / autism & the self-like Within [Mental Health Monday]

This may sound hopelessly cynical, but the concept of “self-love” has always seemed a little eyeroll-worthy to me.  Maybe it … More

Asperger’s / autism and the significance of self-talk [Mental Health Monday]

When no one is watching, what do we say to ourselves?  Whose old tapes play in our brains?  What are … More

The Coiled Snake ~ a tale of then-unknown-Aspie/autistic empathy

“Ground yourself,” they said. But it wasn’t that easy.

Because I can’t

“Why can’t you just meet with someone later today?” Because I can’t. “Why not?” (Me): … (Painfully rearranging my schedule … More

Asperger’s / autism and suicide… (from one perspective)

This may be a dark post.  Therefore, I’m issuing a potential Trigger Alert for those with depression, those who have … More