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I Know Someone With Autism

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    Diagnosed Aspergers Since 24

    im 26 been diagnosed anyone else experienced loneliness with autism?
    diagram diagram 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 24, 2013

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    Isn't Easy Living With Them.

    My brother has severe autism. He is 16, was diagnosed at the age of 2. It took forever to get a diagnosis from what I was told. We used to live in London and they took him to get him checked after what they described as being "different then usual". He was taken into doctors...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2012

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    I know someone diagnosed with autism

    but he sneekily acts like a psychopath.... Is he pretending to have autism to cover and get away with being a psychopath. He is supposedly high functioning but he acts nothing like any autistic person I have met so far, he litterally just bully's me when he's supposed to be my...
    sazbaby sazbaby 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    My Cousins Sister

    my cousins sister has been diagnsed with it and they say they don't know jet but we all know she does she's 4 years old and she always plays alone in her room when we come over it's cuse her mom dosen't like her being with us that and my mom says it's the autism last year i think...
    fax4ever fax4ever 13-15, F Jan 2, 2012

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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 have the mindset of a 20 year old. He is very nice and just wants to make friends and not be teased about his autism or his bad bladder problem. He...
    Keespanker Keespanker 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 11

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    I Must Give Off Bad Vibes. Help Me

    This has been a bummer couple of weeks. /: One day after my birthday I had a life changing experience - my first surgery. Since I have stopped drinking, ate more healthy and (I thought) made a new friend but it hasn't been easy quitting the booze. Turns out this kid, about 4...
    hunkofclay hunkofclay 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 14, 2012

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    My Grandson's Bonus Son

    Ben is 10 years old. He was fine until he was about 2 years old, at which time he developed autism and a seizure disorder.He is a bit hard to make a connection with, but we love him. When he does connect, it is extra special.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 18, 2012

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    My uncle is 24 but has a mind set of six.

    He threatens to kill us, he chokes at my aunt (his brothers wife) he throws things at his brother && sister in law. He threatens to stab them but he doesn't say anything to me he just hits me. How do we go about helping him without getting him on crazy medicine that makes him...
    Smitty169 Smitty169 18-21, F Feb 24

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    Related Experiences

    Actually I know two for certain, my grandfather has rectal cancer and my dad has cancer too although I don't know what kind of cancer he has and I don't want to ask. I.. I don't...
    udamansteel udamansteel 16-17, F Sep 5

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    Watching my mom happy know she will be sad and full of pain. Sucks. Cervical cancer is really bad. I wish everyone would get checked. Every day I cry. Don't want her gone. I am...
    hopeforjanice hopeforjanice 41-45, F Sep 22

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    my best friend is currently battling cancer and I'm the only one that knows.... it's stage 3 and developing on top of that my other best friend has an inoperable brain tumor that...
    xoxogossipgirl7 xoxogossipgirl7 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I am sadden by the fact that 2 of my relatives have been afflicted with cancer this year. It's even harder on my mom because it was her dad and older sister. I lost my grandfather...
    tessa4ever tessa4ever 31-35, F Sep 18

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    Me, I have Tourette's. And they are my companion
    saboosa1 saboosa1 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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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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    Not sure if this is where I should post this but I feel the need to get this out. So, my ex boyfriend and I broke up a while ago for the umpteenth million time and i ended up...
    Pinklily87 Pinklily87 26-30, F Sep 1

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    It can be so exhausting. Sometimes I wonder if it is harder to date someone with depression than it is to actually have depression. I have to battle it too. I have a choice to...
    hopeful1995 hopeful1995 18-21 Sep 18

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    I am married to someone with PTSD and chronic pain. He has had both for the past 5 years and has been going to therapy. It has been very hard living with him, but at the same...
    littlebetsy littlebetsy 46-50, F Sep 21

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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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    You guys I seem to have a problem I have an autistic cousin so we're not brother and sister but I have a problem and I'm hoping maybe I can get some advice on this About a year...
    Somechick47 Somechick47 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    You guys I seem to have a problem I have an autistic cousin so we're not brother and sister but I have a problem and I'm hoping maybe I can get some advice on this About a year...
    Somechick47 Somechick47 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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 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 Sep 11

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    I just don't understand why someone commit suicide. God gave us a free will to know what's best for us. Our life is precious and we are created with purpose. I can't imagine how...
    Yojj13 Yojj13 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I got a call last night from my husband telling me someone we knew (he knew him a little better then me) hung himself. It's so sad, a successful suicide means he really wanted to...
    thefeels21 thefeels21 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Well I have a teacher and she always wear long sleeves and bracelets, then today I saw her take her sleeves off and check her cuts but she didn't know I saw, and she's also...
    zennarts zennarts 13-15, F Sep 9

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    I had a friend from high school. She was a girl that held so much pain in her smile. She was a girl that never felt beautiful. She was a girl who had a handsome boyfriend, who she...
    livingwallflower livingwallflower 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hello! I would just like to rant about something that is bothering me tonight. So first off I have known this boy for awhile and we went to the same school. I have graduated and he...
    morgana777 morgana777 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    One girl in middle school, and then another in high school. The girl from middle school (I don't want to name names out of respect) I did not know her well, I just saw her around...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Rip Michael I couldn't explain why he would shoot himself I talked to him the night before and he was fine not sad or depressed it hurts knowing the guy always laughing and smiling...
    maridoneka maridoneka 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have read so many of your experiences it's like a mirror to my own life. Who knew 21 years ago when I married my husband I would suffer like this daily! I didn't know my husband...
    Niff73 Niff73 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    the problem is if the door opens, is it really open or is it just cracked with someone on the other side who don't want you there. Be diligent but careful
    looking4slut looking4slut 56-60, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    I have this love-hate secretly relationship with a colleague. He lost a lot of weight. Like 250 lbs down to 140 lbs in just 6 months. No kidding! He bragged about it all the time...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This reminds me of love if a door suddenly closes know a new one will open but it doesn't only apply for love it's for life to
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F Sep 9

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    Mine as many of you probably already know or can tell is of Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson from the Twilight Saga. I am a twihard to the core. I have explained this fact in...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F Sep 17

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    I don't know myself... It's part of my internet identity though.
    Vumsy Vumsy 18-21, M Sep 17

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    It's like love when a engaged door closes you get the choice of opening the door of marriage or the door if I'm sorry I can't do this...it's the same with life if the door of life...
    kenzie111Hall kenzie111Hall 26-30, F Sep 10

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    It's from my senior prom. I went with my best friend. We left early and went to this fancy coffee/dessert place downtown. He wore his suit and I wore my dress, it was so much fun...
    Kat0524 Kat0524 18-21, F Sep 16

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    An unpredictable world with unpredictable lives FULL of unpredictable friends to be made That's pretty much how I feel about EP
    MNI1982 MNI1982 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 17

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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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    My coworker (same sex) admitted she has a crush on me I can say is that it was totally unexpected and surprising!!
    Fitnesschick Fitnesschick 18-21, F Sep 3

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    And I dislike him. He's in my class and stresses people out
    adrianacecilia14 adrianacecilia14 13-15, F Sep 6

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    Why couldn't you just say bye instead of leaving me hanging? It's a really crappy way of saying bye. You were so sweet so I didn't want to believe it. What we had was short-lived...
    outofthebleu outofthebleu 31-35, F Sep 16

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    met this one dude that was sweet as hell but smelled like the monkey and old gym socks mixed i felt so sorry for this guy and instead of hurting his feelings i tried to buy him...
    lizmcfee lizmcfee 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Well I love plenty of them on here!
    chrismarlboro chrismarlboro 51-55, M Sep 7

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    How's gaining going? Anybody want to have a little fun? Guy or girl doesn't matter. I just ask that you be greater than 300lbs
    Oceanbeat16 Oceanbeat16 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    Yea, god gives you something to jump out of. Lol
    bellaboo68 bellaboo68 36-40, F Sep 10

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    Mines of a fat cheetah cuz I found it super cute on Instagram :)
    loveylaura loveylaura 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 16

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    Mine is a print by the artist Paul A. Lanquist. It's a man and his dog standing on a river bank in Alaska. I've wanted to go to Alaska since I was a little kid reading Gary Paulsen...
    PastaBanana PastaBanana 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 16