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I Have Asperger's Syndrome

For any and all Aspies out there. 1,225 People

    I Swear I'm Not Crazy. -
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2013

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    I'm feeling more isolated than usual. I'm angry too, mainly with mum and dad, I just don't want to, maybe can't speak to them. I'm cross because I think life may have been easier...
    Teab Teab 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    I have been diagnosed with depression and social anxiety disorder... but since I've found out about Asperger's Syndrom a few days ago, I think this really is my illness. I am...
    zyakkui zyakkui 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 17

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    I was diognosed with aspergers last year and since then it's been hell all I want is to be Normal and be like everyone else
    RLittle RLittle 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 6

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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...
    GodsLovedMan GodsLovedMan 41-45, M 7 Responses Oct 11, 2012

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    You can jolly me along as much as you want, I'm still not going to like it, I'm still going to get stressed, I'm still going to get anxious, I'm not going to learn from it other...
    Teab Teab 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 23

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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...
    GPeck GPeck 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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    Poor NT Sufferers! ;o) - Just found this... http://home.att.net/%7Eascaris1/neurotypicality.html Understanding Neurotypicality   Neurotypicality is a pervasive...
    Lazarus42 Lazarus42 46-50, M 35 Responses Jan 13, 2008

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    Aspergers/autism Is Not A Disease! - Aspergers/Autism have been relatively ignored until the past couple years.  Now it is on the news all the time and people constantly ask me...
    Lyddia Lyddia 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 27, 2011

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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...
    Elfric Elfric 31-35, M 6 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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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...
    scratchedxthornxwrists scratchedxthornxwrists 36-40, F 10 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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    I'Ve Met Someone...:-D - It's funny but I've met someone with Asperger's as well from a facebook group. We're really hitting it off. The big hitch is he's in England and I'm in...
    neuroticpoet neuroticpoet 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 15, 2013

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    Lenny. My 19 YR old's latest derogatory nick-name for me now is "Lenny", after the big, dumb, lumbering guy in the Steinbeck novel "Of Mice And Men." It's very hurtful. He's(along...
    IMPogueMahone IMPogueMahone 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    My son was diagnosed with Aspergers at 3 years. He is now 12. The hardest part as a parent is dealing with people who don't understand he thinks and learns differently from other...
    redneckwoman68 redneckwoman68 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    My High-functioning Asperger's - I did not mean to give any of you the impression that I have outgrown my Asperger's when I shared my last story with you people. I know full-well...
    NMooney NMooney 22-25, M 14 Responses Jan 21, 2010

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    I want to meet women with Asperger's Syndrome and how it affects women beacause apparently it's more common in men than women and I'm just curious into finding out more
    JonnyBurrows10 JonnyBurrows10 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 17

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    I've spent most of my earth bound years, this is probably all of them, being, er, um, 'different'. Within that time I have often felt not quite in sync with pretty much everything...
    Teab Teab 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    I've never received an official diagnosis, but it's the only thing that explains why I'm, well, me. As a kid, I had no social skills whatsoever, and I spent most of my time hiding...
    RobinDaggers RobinDaggers 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Stuck Thinking - One of the characteristics of Autistic Spectrum Disorders is often referred to as "stuck thinking". This can cover a number of things, from being unable to move on...
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 5 Responses May 24, 2013

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    My Aspie Story. - I was Diagnosed when I was in the fifth grade, probably around 2002. I've been described as Moderate. I'm not nearly as AS as some people are. I'm actually pretty...
    BlackEnvy BlackEnvy 16-18, F 12 Responses May 30, 2007

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    I always get stressed by seeing somebody I know in the distance. I don't know at what point I should acknowledge them. Should I wait until they are at comfortable talking distance...
    Teab Teab 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I was diagnosed with AS when I was 16. The school nurse suggested to my mom that I should be tested for AS because apparently I needed a doctor to make it official that I was an...
    RazorKenny RazorKenny 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 19

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    I was diagnosed at the age of 12 after my school had suspected something wasn't right about me. I've always had a problem of over-thinking things, having terrible sleep problems...
    tesseract49 tesseract49 18-21, T Mar 5

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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...
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 8 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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    After running over the schedule for this morning ad nauseum in my bed last night, (This helps, it means when I actually have to do something it's almost a routine for me albeit...
    Teab Teab 41-45, M Jan 20

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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...
    ShadowAce7125 ShadowAce7125 22-25, M 17 Responses Nov 7, 2009

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    I was unofficially diagnosed about a year and a half ago with Asperger's Syndrome. My psychiatrist is the one who made that unofficial diagnosis and my therapist agrees. I had...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 16

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    Being On The Spectrum Is Like Xmen - My friend recently asked me if I was taking medication to treat my aspergers.  He seemed like a really understanding friend and I was feeling...
    Lyddia Lyddia 31-35, F 11 Responses Jul 11, 2011

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    I'm still annoyed with my experience with the woman purporting to be my doctor earlier this week. It was not easy plucking up the courage to make the appointment nor attending...
    Teab Teab 41-45, M Jan 23

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    I was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome way back in March of 1994, right after I turned 9 years old. When I was a young child, I was always different than every one else around...
    s4019t s4019t 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 22

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    I have always been descried as 'quirky' or a bit odd. From an early age i was difficult, didn't sleep at all. As i grew older I was never with other children, my only friend for...
    smokingandstress smokingandstress 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    I used to be pleased that no matter how much people tried, they couldn't pigeonhole me. It made life difficult for all parties but I felt I was an individual and was content and...
    Teab Teab 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 23

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    I am an aspie with absolutely no social awareness. I think I’m trying too hard to fit in! People are telling me to be myself but I don’t know who that is. People tell me I’m...
    LadySweetz LadySweetz 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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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...
    solitairemom solitairemom 41-45, F 12 Responses Aug 14, 2010

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    Was diagnosed back in high school. Felt like it held me back from many things. Yea, I did go 2 dances, junior and senior prom, but people treated me like I was retarded. I'm highly...
    HottRoddTX HottRoddTX 26-30, M 4 Responses Mar 28

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    Took me like months to even consider posting this about myself I decided that after just pretending like I was never asperger I wanna meet more people who go trough the same as I...
    Blueberrybliss Blueberrybliss 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 22, 2013

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    My entire life has been spent in the belief that "I could do better." Parents, teachers, lecturers, tutors, experts, grandparents, employers (actual and potential), yes, all of you...
    Teab Teab 41-45, M 3 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...
    feralkitten feralkitten 26-30, F 8 Responses Sep 10, 2007

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    Recently Diagnosed - diagnosed at 23 got a job lost a job in and out of work had a girlfirend with aspergers ,thought she understood me then she left me i feel like i know myself...
    diagram diagram 22-25, M 9 Responses Mar 14, 2012

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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...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 31 Responses Nov 25, 2007

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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...
    Lyddia Lyddia 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 22

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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...
    superherojustin superherojustin 22-25, M 11 Responses May 22, 2011

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    I guess my story is the same as everyone else, Diagnosed at a young age, unable to interact socially which I am quite content with though my mother always tries to force me into...
    AnonymousVote AnonymousVote 18-21, M Mar 4

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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...
    IHPD IHPD 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 9, 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...
    sarah19597 sarah19597 16-17, F 7 Responses Mar 27

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    Aspergers is often like wearing invisible gloves. You get along with life just fine. Then somebody says you should stroke a cat, because it's such since sensation. So you do but...
    Teab Teab 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    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...
    aspiegentleman aspiegentleman 31-35, M 5 Responses Mar 12, 2010

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    The world for people with Asperger's is very them and us. Do we strive to pretend to be like them in order to get what they have, or do we stay real to ourselves and ultimately get...
    Teab Teab 41-45, M 6 Responses Jan 26

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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...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 9 Responses Oct 3, 2012

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    For females with aspergers This is a non-official checklist created by an adult female with Asperger’s Syndrome who has a son with Asperger’s Syndrome. Source http...
    Elfric Elfric 31-35, M 4 Responses Jan 5

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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...
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 7 Responses Feb 13, 2013

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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...
    ShadowAce7125 ShadowAce7125 22-25, M 27 Responses Nov 2, 2009