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I’m hard to love…I don’t make it easy. I couldn’t do it if I stood where you stood.

Being either autistic or having ADHD tends to make a person seem self-centered. Having both makes it seem the obvious conclusion to draw. Being autistic, I am in my own head a lot of the time. I often ignore other people unless they deliberately draw my attention or I need them for something. I tendContinue reading “I’m hard to love…I don’t make it easy. I couldn’t do it if I stood where you stood.”

Watch Me Disappear

Near the end of the consultation with the specialist who diagnosed me with Asperger’s and ADHD, he remarked that autistic people often have “fringe” interests.  I replied, with some enthusiasm, that I have always had a love for horror and true crime, whether it be literature, films, comics, or games.  “Oh yes,” he remarked, lookingContinue reading “Watch Me Disappear”

A man walks down the street, he says, “Why am I short of attention, got a short little span of attention,”

  I’ve rarely seen a better representation of what ADHD feels like on a day to day basis, especially for kids. I want to reiterate that we know something is wrong with us, even if we haven’t been diagnosed.  We know we have trouble paying attention, and that is frequently a source of extreme anxiety for us. Continue reading “A man walks down the street, he says, “Why am I short of attention, got a short little span of attention,””

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