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I Have Asperger's Syndrome

For any and all Aspies out there. 1,714 People

    I Have Had Asperger Syndrome And It Is No Easy Walk To Deal With

    I was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome when i was just 16 years old.  I have gone through numerous therapies, medications, and a lot of other things.  I don't deal very well with kids, my social skils are worse than rust, and i have difficulties with the somplest of...
    aspiegentleman aspiegentleman 31-35, M 6 Responses Mar 12, 2010

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    This is true, one thing about it is an immense

    obsession with limited things, I was diagnosed a LONG time ago, most likely after preschool. My obsession is mental disorders, Two-Face from Batman, and Slender-Man
    AnonWesker AnonWesker 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I always wanted to meet someone with aspergers

    like me wish I knew someone near :(
    kittyanthony kittyanthony 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 20

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    This is something that is very dear to me

    that I had made a list last year to people that I care about. A lot didn't read and didn't cared. I hope this helps you. What you or may not have. I have obsessive thoughts an thinking: meaning i'm making my self think about it way to much that stresses me out, just to...
    Elfric Elfric 31-35, M 7 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    social norms always confuses me.

    Still normal though. :)
    WifeOfVegeta WifeOfVegeta 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    The Man, The Loner, The Aspie

    The man was jumping top to top, looking for but one person whom he could talk. Day and night the man does the same and same again, but alas cannot find not even one special friend. He looks high and low to see if at least one could be found but not a banner, nor call, not even...
    cudi123 cudi123 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 27, 2013

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    I have it. Mayve yes

    or maybe no. I dont know but there are signs. Although I wasnt diagnosed coz going to a psychiatrist or something has a negative stigma in my place. When I was a kid, i dont know how to socialize and couldnt maintain friends.couldnt talk to strangers. i am always alone and im...
    WifeOfVegeta WifeOfVegeta 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I've struggled all my life socially.

    I never made a single friend until I turned 14. I was always "that weird, quiet girl." People were cruel to me and I could never figure out why. I just assumed I was just too ugly to be friends with. I have no self esteem due to lack of close friends. I am almost always alone...
    SecretGaygent SecretGaygent 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 14, 2014

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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 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I could write a whole blog about what the side

    effects are of me, but the main thing is i find myself to be insecure at times because i find it sometimes difficult communicating with different people whether it is verbally or electronically through social networking site (Facebook, Twitter etc) and i tend to mix my words up...
    agdnn agdnn 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    Possible Aspie (can't Get Formally Diagnosed W/o Health Insurance, Y'know)

    I got to this website by typing "I am lonely" into Google search (yeah, dorky, isn't it? but yeah, that's me), but this all started a few months ago when I found out that a family member was diagnosed with Asperger's.  Aha!  That explains so much about a few other...
    solitairemom solitairemom 41-45, F 14 Responses Aug 14, 2010

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    With help from my psychologist (who's very

    successful and specialized in autism, along with other things.) shed a light over a little something that I've been thinking about for a long time. My level of intelligence and the way my brain works. I told him about something which turned into a conversation. I do not remember...
    MissClueless MissClueless 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 14, 2014

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    I never really understood

    why I acted the way I acted and said some of the things I said until I was diagnosed . I never knew why most of my relationships never worked out and why I could never keep friends . To be perfectly honest , it's just really lonely sometimes , not having anyone who can relate...
    JoshRobin JoshRobin 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 29

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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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    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 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Indeedly--makes effective communication a

    ***** I gotta say. And then there's the difficulty to quickly adapt, and sometimes people say stuff in a way that you just don't get and god so help me if u ask me to follow instructions T_T
    Cryx Cryx 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 28

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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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    I Have As, and Adhd As Well.

    I am a 40 year old married female, with medically confirmed AS.  ( My husband has ADD and Tourettes. )  I'm curious about a few things, as I have never met another adult Aspie.  What are some of the biggest challenges you face in your world?  Are you partnered...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 31 Responses Nov 25, 2007

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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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    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 16-17, F 7 Responses Mar 27, 2014

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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 10 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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    my life has always been hard

    since the day i was born.
    dacosta4949 dacosta4949 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have it. My favorite symptom is

    that people with it prefer nonfiction over fiction which I do.
    bobherry bobherry 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Symbiopsychotaxiplasm Symbiopsychotaxiplasm 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 16

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    Yesterday, I had an appointment with a clinical

    psychologist and found out that I have Asperger's syndrome. To my surprise, it actually didn't upset me to find out that I have it. In fact, it was a great relief and it explained some of the challenges that I went through over the course of my life. I'm talking about the...
    Mags2588 Mags2588 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 13, 2014

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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

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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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    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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    Normal Is Strange

    Why are people expected to understand nonverbal language? It is not taught at home, in school, or anywhere else considered "mainstream". Yet if someone does not know it, they are seen as strange. If you were taken to a country that mainly spoke a language you could not understand...
    IHPD IHPD 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 9, 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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    how do people react when you tell them you have

    aspergers? I am always so nervous to tell people!
    kristykaz121 kristykaz121 18-21, F 13 Responses Jan 27

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    Post diagnosis things went sour,

    my carefully constructed world started collapsing around me. Everything I had done to cope with a condition I didn't realise I had became irrelevant. Like a siege of angry orcs, the 'what ifs' kept on coming and I was overrun. I couldn't cope. After much persuasion I took...
    Teab Teab 41-45, M Jan 20

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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...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 1

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    Yes, and I've learned many ways about how to

    adapt to and around NTs. Contact me if you would like. :)
    wuiop wuiop 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    Hello there! I'm currently making some

    researches about Maladaptive Daydreaming Disorder. A disorder in which the person uses daydreaming as a defense mechanisme to escape from reality into a soothing fantasy. I've heard (read) some people thinking MDD may be a symptom or a sign of Asperger's syndrome. Some Aspies...
    RichardAndon RichardAndon 22-25, M 6 Responses Jan 20

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    i am aspie and i am proud of it.

    it makes me who i am and ucan all say like it makes some things i know i was diagnosed last year with this and high functioning augism and this is to all aspies dont let your condition hold u back it makes you who you are so be yoursel
    prodemonz prodemonz 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 24

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    All through my short life I have experienced

    the troubles of being an outcast, being told to simply "get involved" but that's not at all easy. Well not for me anyway. I can do things that others can't but they can do things I can't. For instance, I can recite 121 digits of pi from memory, I know all the kings and queens of...
    thedimone thedimone 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    As an Aspie, I get very tired having to

    socialize and talk to people. I'm often accused of being aloof, standoffish, or downright rude. It's not my intention to be mean or hurtful to other people. In fact, I really like people and would very much like to have an active social life with lots of friends. The problem...
    Sorgun Sorgun 26-30, M 5 Responses Feb 21

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    I Hate It When People Claim To Have It, But Dont!

    I don't know anyone like that personally, probably because if I did, I'd punch them in the face! But the fact that there are people out there claiming to have Aspergers just irks me to no end. The thing is, I've heard of countless people who looked it up in wikipedia and said...
    icewhip icewhip 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 11, 2011

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    I was known as the "Weirdo" during school.

    I have never had any real friends in my whole life until freshman year. Kids never wanted to play with me and called me "stupid" and "dumb". I got made fun off so much. Middle school was the WORST. I got taunted, bullied, chased, beaten up and mocked and ignored. 7th grade was...
    lollipopchick lollipopchick 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 10

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    I Think...

    I'm 27 years old and think I may have undiagnosed Asperger's Syndrome.  Everything I've read on the subject sounds so much like me it's kind of scary.  I can't recall all the symptoms I've read right now, but a few that spring to mind are that I have a high IQ, I am...
    feralkitten feralkitten 26-30, F 8 Responses Sep 10, 2007

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    I have aspergers and I thought meeting other

    people who have it would help me cope but it hasn't . It's like I can't even relate to those people who have it because were too alike , if that makes sense . I just feel alone . Beside myself . I don't know , maybe I just haven't found the right person to talk to who will...
    JoshRobin JoshRobin 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    When you have this it's easy to become

    absolutely obsessed with things, and that's not easy to deal with, even when I became devastated after finishing a book series that there are none left. It just makes life tough.
    Dakurti99 Dakurti99 13-15, M Jan 26

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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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    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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    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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