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I Have Asperger's Syndrome

For any and all Aspies out there. 1,930 People

    I really need your help,

    I know you all are strangers but please... I think I have aspergers, the things I do in my daily life isn't "normal" to others. first off hi, I'm Andrew. ^-^ I've always had a hard time making friends. I don't know I don't think I'm that bad of a guy but it seems like I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 16, 2015

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    Ever since I have been diagnosed with Aspergers

    my parents have always said no i dont. However, they really dont know the half of it. I know i have it mild but i still have it and it still affects me. I hate having to explain myself again and again for the same things especially since they know there a reason for it. i can't...
    internationalkoala internationalkoala 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 17, 2015

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    Aspergers Is Not A Competition

    and if it were, you might as well go home now, because classic autism wins hands down. you should see what it's like to not be able to get any words out at all, and there you have a really severe communication problem. so those who have friends are obviously not impaired enough...
    scratchedxthornxwrists scratchedxthornxwrists 36-40, F 8 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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    I was diagnosed with Asperger's (autism) about

    a year ago but I didn't accept the diagnosis because I had a lot of misunderstandings about what it meant. After continuing treatment with a therapist for other issues (depression, avoidance, etc) I finally decided to look into autism. Now I understand why I was diagnosed as...
    ExtrovertedAspie ExtrovertedAspie 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 27, 2015

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    I used to really hate myself,

    I honestly did. But now, I'm happy I have what I have. When I was in elementary school, I never talked to anyone, I would walk around the playground by myself and look at all the other kids play. I would wonder, why are those kids being mean, why do so many people fight over the...
    ThatRobotChick ThatRobotChick 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 29, 2014

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    Aspergers

    Hello My name is Justin and this is my story. This past September, I was diagonsed with Aspergers. Before, I was digonsed with Aspergers, I did a bunch of research on Aspergers and found out that I had many of the traits of a person with Aspergers. When I met with the...
    superherojustin superherojustin 22-25, M 9 Responses May 22, 2011

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    Hello space cadets of humanity,

    I have Asperger's syndrome. At least, so far that is what I believe is the case based on a brief and otherwise ongoing interaction with myself on the matter, balanced against past experiences which also include discussions with other human beings on Earth. It's been rather...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 15, 2015

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    I've just recently accepted my year old

    diagnosis as being on the Autism Disorder Spectrum with what is usually called Asperger's. I've learned a lot about myself by accepting my condition. One of the things that I didn't notice is that I stim A LOT. I thought I didn't stim at all until I started to ask people that I...
    ExtrovertedAspie ExtrovertedAspie 31-35, M Jul 30, 2015

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    I was diagnosed with autism

    and aspergers when I was 6 years old in 2004, it brings me down and it helps me at the Same time.
    LibertyCityPD LibertyCityPD 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 14, 2015

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    its either be smart or have friends.

    Most of the time I'm glad I can have intellectual conversation with myself.... but sometimes I'm damn lonely. arguing with myself gets sad. I miss my old fake friends. especially my first ex high school was the best time for me. adults suck.
    Tallestdavid Tallestdavid 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 1, 2015

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    Hello, I was diagnose with Asperger’s

    Syndrome back in 2005. For me, having Aspergers Syndrome is a combination of the good and not so great. On one hand, my mind works well being a good analytical thinker and good with numbers. With this type of mindset with mixing in with certain types of intensify interests can...
    Johnny1001 Johnny1001 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 30, 2015

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    I was diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome around

    5 years ago. since I was diagnosed I've began to understand myself better. I actually see it as a blessing because I have became very fond of the advantages of Aspergers. Of course though anyone who has it would understand that the disadvantages can seriously get to you. I have...
    waterboy99 waterboy99 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 31, 2015

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    I'm currently divorcing my husband.

    He never ever accepted my aspergers and constantly ridiculed me for it, thinking I could just turn it off. Even though I rank very high on the asperger scale, years of behavorial training have taught me to act neurotypical but I will never BE neurotypical. I just wish I could...
    Lyddia Lyddia 31-35, F 12 Responses Jan 22, 2014

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    This is completely unrelated

    but part of this is because I am blind when it comes to communication(aspergers. duh.) and I need advice. So...a few months ago, on the last week of school, I asked this girl if she wanted to go out sometime. She said she was seeing someone. No big deal, I mean I was...
    LeaderOfThePack LeaderOfThePack 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 30, 2015

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    Neurotypical Personality Disorder

    Neurotypical Personality Disorder (NTPD) is a personality disorder categorized under Cluster D (common and un-evolved). Sufferers from this disorder show an irrational need to have friends and different kinds of relationships with other humans at all times, exhibit strange...
    GPeck GPeck 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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    I was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome In

    middle school. It was comforting to know why I was so different from most other kids. Because of my diagnosis, I have learned to take pride in my "disability" ". There are so many positive aspects to being on the spectrum.
    Machina24 Machina24 18-21, M Dec 25, 2015

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    I recently realised that I had never been able

    to feel what others feel. i feel bad for people, but I can't put myself in their shoes... when I see someone crying I generally think they are being over-dramatic and ignore them or just sit awkwardly because I don't know how to deal with it... and i generally I don't tend to...
    loafemon1 loafemon1 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30, 2015

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    Asperger's is like a curse to me.

    I didn't ask to have panic attacks in cluttered noises. I didn't ask to not have a normal social. I CERTAINLY didn't ask to drag my family and friends down with me when I have my episodes. This topic hits me right in my core and it hurts whenever I hear about it. My family...
    msvlogwars msvlogwars 18-21, F Jan 29, 2015

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    My mom just yelled at me

    for not being able to have fun with the family. I have to pull it together before she comes down here or she'll stay and try and get me to talk to her but there's nothing to talk about. She doesn't understand
    pizzafacedfag pizzafacedfag 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 30, 2015

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    One of the struggles i have found myself having

    is speaking with other people i have the words i want to say but they won't come out. I want to meet a person because she has been talking to me, but i have no words you could say i know what i want to say but i don't know the correct time or how to go about saying it. People...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 1, 2015

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    Aspergers

    If I showed you the real me would it still be the same? Explained Ive got a gun, but I've got no aim? No violence or love, just my conscience as a token. That its not my fault my compass is broken. I cant feel what you feel, but why cant I pretend? I know that I would...
    ShadowAce7125 ShadowAce7125 22-25, M 26 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    iao131.com has essays on mysticism

    and scientific illuminism viewed through a skeptical psychological perspective. Check it out if you're interested in gnosis and the occult.
    Blackey93 Blackey93 31-35, M Sep 21, 2015

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    This is just one sense.

    Remember there is sight, touch, smell, movement, taste, balance as well. Imagine trying to think. To process. To converse. On this background. And then add in the other senses. And emotional intensity - don't forget the weird emotion stuff. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v...
    jacquelinejones jacquelinejones 46-50 Aug 3, 2015

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    Aspergers ll

    I was always told to look people in there eyes. But I never did, so I was suspected of lies. Its not my fault theres nothing when I hear their cries. Not my fault theres nothing when someone dies. Emotionally dead, should I lay with the flies? Why is everything I am what you...
    ShadowAce7125 ShadowAce7125 22-25, M 17 Responses Nov 7, 2009

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    I feel abnormal because I have Asperger's

    Syndrome which is high functioning autism. I dont have a whole LOT of friends because of it. I've been through depression, anxiety and so on. I've had some friends in high school but they never invited me or included me in outings, events...NOTHING. Three girls that I thought...
    AspieGirl97 AspieGirl97 18-21, F 9 Responses Jun 15, 2015

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    There's days where I forget I am autistic.

    Surprising isn't it. Today was not one of those days. Too many people today. Too many emotions. Too many decisions. Too many things to do. Too much. Too too much. I don't like when I get like this. I know I need to disengage, but I don't know how to. Why am I so good at...
    jacquelinejones jacquelinejones 46-50 1 Response Jul 27, 2015

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    I don't understand eye contact

    or facial expression I remember Making friends with someone once we talked for a while and eventually the topic somehow went into disability's, When i told her i had aspergers. I remember her just becoming very active and shouting: That's why! And i'm like what's why? she goes...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses May 13, 2015

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    It's a pain in the ***.

    I feel desperate when in a crowd and lonely most of the time. People who take their time to know me on an intellectual level still tend to not hang out socially
    Max054 Max054 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 7, 2015

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    If you have Facebook this is an interesting

    list about women with Aspergers. https://www.facebook.com/aspergersinitiative/photos/a.412210185572990.1073741828.372894999504509/737383689722303/?type=1
    jacquelinejones jacquelinejones 46-50 Sep 7, 2015

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    Dating From An Aspie Perspective.

    I get tired of neurotypicals. There's so many reasons why. Nueortypicals like to learn to get to know others on the fly. Do you know? Like they like situation based learning of other people and to just throw people into a chaotic situation and see how they'll react to get to know...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 9 Responses Oct 3, 2012

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    Yes, I Have AS, Officially Diagnosed.

    I was diagnosed with AS April 1, 2011, so I haven't been diagnosed for very long. AS has made it VERY hard for me to keep a girlfriend, and I recently nearly lost a woman I loved probably partially because of my condition. Living with this has been difficult because I cannot...
    GodsLovedMan GodsLovedMan 41-45, M 8 Responses Oct 11, 2012

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    Sometimes people don't believe what I say

    because I have difficulty making eye contact. and look around a lot.
    Aspergicbadger Aspergicbadger 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 7, 2015

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    They yell at you that you're not normal.

    That you always **** things up. You leave to your room, crying. You overhear them in the other room: What did we do wrong? How could we not have known? Why doesn't she understand? Is there anything else we can do? Will she ever live on her own? Her sister was never like this...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 23, 2015

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    I have Asperger's Syndrome

    which is a high functioning form of autism. I got diagnosed at 7, but my parents told me I was BORN with it. I guess I was born abnormal after all. I have awesome communication skills but sometimes with some cues, I have trouble reading. Some people ask me why am I so damn quite...
    maialove maialove 26-30, F 2 Responses May 25, 2015

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    So while eating something in

    while standing in my kitchen talking with my sister and her friend and they started talking about college and I commented that I couldn't go to college for paleontology, after a couple of sentences my sister said that the OVR guy couldn't get me into a college for paleontology...
    CaptainDragoness CaptainDragoness 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2015

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    Poor NT Sufferers! ;o)

    Just found this... http://home.att.net/%7Eascaris1/neurotypicality.html Understanding Neurotypicality   Neurotypicality is a pervasive developmental condition, probably present since birth, in which the affected person sees the world in a very strange manner.  It is...
    Lazarus42 Lazarus42 46-50, M 35 Responses Jan 13, 2008

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    Now I Know Why I Love Stories

    I was just thinking this morning about how much easier life would be if I could work out people's intentions - if little subtitles could appear and tell me what a person really wants or means. And then it struck me: Maybe this is why I love stories so much. When you read a book...
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 8 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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    How My ASD Got Me A Lovely Boyfriend

    As you may know, people with ASD struggle with social interactions. I was long labelled antisocial because I didn't know how to be around people, and what the acceptable behaviour is - sometimes I still get it wrong, or I fail to see the point and fail to act appropriately.I also...
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 9 Responses May 24, 2013

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    Sometimes I see it coming.

    Sometimes it creeps up and suddenly I'm there. Emotional, cognitive and sensory overload are not things that are explainable. They are not manageable. Yes, I can prophylactically manage sensory, cognitive and emotional impacts. I can modify my life on a day to day scale to...
    jacquelinejones jacquelinejones 46-50 1 Response Sep 5, 2015

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    Anyone have any questions about Aspergers

    Syndrome or living on the Autism spectrum?
    Machina24 Machina24 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 25, 2015

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    Hey I'm Melly.I was diagnosed in 07.

    I have very bad anxiety and get panic attacks.Im also always bullied by others.I am a quite keep to myself person.
    punkpixie13 punkpixie13 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 22, 2015

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    Orwell Thackery

    Today is the day I will tell you about Orwell Thackery Orwell Thackery was 17 years old when he committed suicide. He had been born with Asperger’s Syndrome, and as we all know, there are stereotypes of this problem. The first stereotype of AS is that the person is an idiot. A...
    twofacetoo twofacetoo 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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    But it's not what everyone thinks it is.

    When you say 'aspergers', people think of socially awkward people who are obsessed with computers or science. But in reality, it's a lot different. Being a teen with asperger's is hard. It's lonely. For so long I have been battling my inner demons, and trying to convince myself...
    sarah19597 sarah19597 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 27, 2014

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    Debunking 6 Myths

    "1. Myth: Children with AS will grow out of it eventually. Fact: Like ADHD, there’s a prevalent myth that Asperger Syndrome is strictly a childhood disorder that disappears after young adulthood. But AS is a lifelong condition. It does get better with treatment but never...
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 7 Responses Feb 13, 2013

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