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I Have a Brother With Autism

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    Back in '97 when I was almost four my baby

    brother was born. This would be something that you would expect to change your life, but I had no clue. I remember him ignoring his toys to watch the ceiling fans. I remember my mom, so young at the time trying to do all she knew to comfort a child that recoiled from her touch...
    DizzieDazie DizzieDazie 18-21, F Jul 5

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    My Autistic Brother, Rhys

    I'm Carys, a 14 year old from Cornwall, UK. My 10 year old brother Rhys has always been 'different'. He's always been slower learning simple tasks compared to other children and has always had problems socialising. He's never been able to interact with other people 'normally...
    CarysHill CarysHill 13-15, F Sep 15, 2012

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    He Had a Seizure

    My brother is 17, I 14. Just earlier today my brother was at the computer. Me, my mom, and my sister where on the bed watching T.V. All of a sudden my brothers face goes all read and he falls sideways, my mother exclaimed that he is having a seizure. While I just curl up in a...
    bookclub bookclub 13-15, F Sep 24, 2009

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    My Brother

    I have a brother with autism, and at some times it is very difficult. What with the school not wanting to help him, and the kids bullying him, and the teachers not doing anything, I don't know what to do. Unfortunately, he is 4 1/2 years younger than me, so we are in different...
    dreamreal369 dreamreal369 16-17 Sep 27, 2011

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    My 21 Year Old Brother

    My brother has autism but it's not bad autism. He can completely live a normal life but when it comes to socializing that's where it really shows for him. My brother is 21 years old now and I'm only 16. I can't help but think that he went through school with very little friends...
    Jenbuggy Jenbuggy 22-25, F Nov 7, 2013

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    Yes. He is only 18 months older

    than me. So he is 14. My friends try to either not look at him or make fun of him. And I will put them in check. You don't mess with my brother. I love him and he doesn't understand certain things but I will still tell him anyway. I love him to death. He is amazing, and smart...
    Everystormends Everystormends 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Kennedy.....my Special Lil Bro

    my Little bro Kennedy is 13.he is also autistic.he was diagnosed when he was 2 yrs old.hes my best friend.i love him more than anyone.he gets me.i have watched him grow up and watched him go through hell and back but hes still the strongest person i know.hes the sunshine in...
    SweetAntagony SweetAntagony 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 30, 2008

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    Shame

    He will sit there at the dinner table, nervous. His head will jolt back and forth, he will rock himself into a trance, and he pops all the bones in his damp hands for hours, all at the same time. He makes grimaces and repeats the same phrases over and over and over. "I'm going to...
    Silvershy Silvershy 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    I have two older brothers.

    The oldest is moved out and engaged with a one year old daughter. The middle is my autistic brother. For the beginning part of my life ( i'm 17 ) , i was the happiest kid ever. if i'm being honest i was probably too spoiled for my own good. i threw fits over toys and tattled on...
    brixjordan brixjordan 16-17, F Jan 10

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    My Little Brother

    My brother is 14 now, and was diagnosed with autism when he was about 3 years old. Since I'm barely 3 years older, the time it took my parents to find a way to deal with him has been an extremely hard one for me when I was younger. I wasn't used to nearly all their attention...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2008

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    My brother has always been different.

    He gets agitated easily and when he does, he bites down on his tongue and hums loudly and monotonously, all the while beating himself with his fists. Sometimes he smacked the sides of his head, sometimes it was his stomach, mostly he hit his thighs. He shakes his hands too, and...
    Breizh Breizh 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 5

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    Its really hard to get along with my sister. she is high functioning but she cant handle people telling her what to do. Ugh. Does anyone else have someone with autism in their life...
    gradyjellyneck gradyjellyneck 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I do not appreciate that this group is centered around frustration and/or hatred. It should be known that Autism has been cured before. I hear that 40% of people have been able to...
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 1 Response Sep 9

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    Checking in again with a nice story about our twelve year old boy with autism. Today my daughter's pet mutt, a little dog, got his chain caught in a bush near the house and made a...
    ward ward 56-60, M Aug 19

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    I want to have sex with a female teacher in my school teaches maths,she's not attached and is only a mere 22 years old she has an a body like an hourglass,all the curves in the...
    TheGamechanger TheGamechanger 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    hi i am from new delhi india i want to have sex with a sexy girl i will pay her gd bt i dnt hv ma prsnal place to **** plz help me out wht to do
    sexyboy034 sexyboy034 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    17 year old boy looking for a older man of any age to have sex with me! I'd do anything you want so message me?
    benw19 benw19 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    Even though we don't have a label on our relationship, I still want to have sex with him and kiss him and hug him and cuddle . I like the way he feels inside of me . I don't know...
    neuroticgal neuroticgal 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Aside from myself having Autism I made a friend here who has autism his name is Luke, he is 20 years old and has a bad bladder problem so he has to wear nappies. He also doesn't...
    Keespanker Keespanker 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    But I don't tell people I know. I once tried to tell a few close people. One responded that he also wanted a fashionable and cool condition like that. Another responded, "You were...
    greycells greycells 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    my younger sister, 13, has adhd, dyslexia, dyspraxia, severe learning disabilities, and autism. she still plays with toys (pepper pig, ploymobile, ect.) because she has such a low...
    pandoraspromise pandoraspromise 13-15, F Aug 24

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    I'm a BPA, which stands for Behavior Personal Assistant. I work with children and adults who have autism, but I work with children more. I enjoy working with these kids and I...
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I currently work with a high functioning 14-year old girl and a low functioning 20-year old male. I've been doing this type of work for about 5 years now and some days I just want...
    acsalbright acsalbright 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I just met the most wonderful boy. He's super cute and kind to me. I blush and get butterflies in my stomach whenever I go to talk to him. I plan on asking him to homecoming but I...
    chikudontknow chikudontknow 13-15, F Sep 3

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    I have a mild form called "Dyspraxia" which mainly affects the coordination and that I develop skills later than most my peers would. I have some troubles with speaking, I don't...
    cyanidemaxwell cyanidemaxwell 16-17, F a week ago

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    My mother is immature. When I talk to her about her actions she changes the subject. I have an older and younger brother. My younger brother is rich and my mom babies him (as she...
    embellishedSadness embellishedSadness 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    (sorry about all the grammar and language mistakes, my english is not perfect but i'm trying to improve)   I wanted to tell you about my relationship with my brother...It was...
    Macaronz Macaronz 22-25, F Aug 19

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    So I don't really talk about this, but I felt like confessing, I guess. So.. These brother issues occurred because of absence of a brother figure. Now.. I do have a brother, but I...
    MissClueless MissClueless 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Okay it's kinda like a love-hate relationship. I swear I love her with all my heart, but sometimes it's just like......... UUUGGGGHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!! I mean both my brothers and me...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I love my brother, but I get so damn frustrated with him at times I want to loose it. At 34 years of age he just has refused to do anything with himself. I realize my mother blames...
    Frozenh2o Frozenh2o 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    Hi I found out you're willing to help. I recently found out that my 27-year-old wife had affairs with at least two men. Very furious I traced her and installed a GPS and a recorder...
    Babak1357 Babak1357 36-40, M Aug 21

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    Today she asked me if I thought I needed to see a therapist. I said yes and she reacted by saying, "ha you think you have problems if you go to therapy with people who have REAL...
    FalseAdulation FalseAdulation 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    It was my birthday a few weeks ago. Three days after my birthday,i received a call on am unknown number. I let the call go to voice Mail and it was my birth mother calling to wish...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 29

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    My daughter's 2nd birthday is coming up. I am making a habit of making something hand-made for my daughter for every birthday. For her first birthday, I made her a Waldorf Doll (I...
    frostyflower frostyflower 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Went out with Pete (My FWB) and his two roommates. grabbed pizza. Ryan commented on my nail polish again.
    AndroTaylor AndroTaylor 18-21 Aug 20

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    yeah, horrible. That's how it used to be. They were unhappy with their men, because those guys cheated on them. They wanted revenge. I was more than happy to oblige them. We both...
    winterkill66 winterkill66 46-50, M Aug 23

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    My mother in law is so uptight,she only calls to my husband on mobile then house phone,she treats my older son different to my other two son's never really bothers with them...And...
    ladybirdkew82 ladybirdkew82 31-35, F Aug 27

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    Or cyber with :) the older the Better come and get me
    Happiness412 Happiness412 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 27

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    Ha typical right? Pretty girl with daddy issues.
    Livvy2 Livvy2 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 28

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    My girlfriend has been having sex with other guys, about 2 of them she had sex with multiple times
    jma13f jma13f 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Mmmm with a fat **** yummy
    lostgirlbree lostgirlbree 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Working on being friends. I grew up lonely and bullied. Recently I have some new FWB. I really enjoy the benefits but I want to work on the friends part and learn to be a good...
    AndroTaylor AndroTaylor 18-21 Aug 19

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    Honestly need help, mature experienced parents needed. Here's the issue: My family lives with my in-laws for the time being, we are unable to leave at the moment so it is not a...
    Emojinoid Emojinoid 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    4.5 yrs ago my husband of 12 yrs left me and our 3 kids for another woman. It was New Yrs and as I sat at home with our then 6 yr old daughter and 9 mo. Old twin boys I received a...
    strongerbytheday strongerbytheday 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I was diagnosed with OCD last year because of my intrusive thoughts. It didn't make sense to me because I don't have rituals, like everyone else with OCD in my family. I've...
    gatsbygirl88 gatsbygirl88 22-25, F Aug 21

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    okay so my computer has a virus, and I have software that doesnt let me on an **** sites. Its saying that EVERY story is somehow connected to ****... I can't read or comment on any...
    PierceTheGreen PierceTheGreen 13-15, F Aug 21

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    My mom used to smoke when she was pregnant with me but she stopped. Now 16 years later I found a lighter and a pack of cigarettes in her purse when I was looking for her car keys...
    Beatrice327 Beatrice327 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 22

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