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I Know Someone With Autism

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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...
    Keegal Keegal 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 21

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    My 13 year old son is high functioning. He was diagnosed when he was 4, but we knew before that. It just took that long for the doctors to catch on. He's the sweetest boy- so...
    JJjenniejones JJjenniejones 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 25

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    Ok so this year has been a painful one and we've now just discovered my beautiful Aunt has been diagnosed with Lung cancer that has also spread to her brain. She went last week for...
    Elses Elses 36-40, M Nov 2

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    My grandfather was diagnosed with colon cancer about a year ago. My father's side of the family has a history of alcoholism and when this bomb was dropped on them, they all...
    justanothersteph justanothersteph 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    Just received the official word today. Hubby has a huge mass that is cancerous. I'm not looking for sympathy or attention. Just wondering if anyone out there has used more natural...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 13 Responses Nov 4

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    living with an autistic sibling is by far the hardest thing I've had to do. but also the funniest. my life would be so boring with my brother/best friend/pain in my ***
    br00k3y br00k3y 16-17, F Nov 7

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    There are no words to describe the sadness that you feel, saying goodbye to someone you know who is dying of cancer, and who is too young to have their life end so quickly...
    SeaSpray01 SeaSpray01 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have an emotionally unavailable, passive aggressive husband. Where does he get it? His parents. His parents are divorced and both had a part in ruining him but his mom had the...
    Ladyscorpioz Ladyscorpioz 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    My past made me very mature. Made me grow up way too fast.. My mother died by my dad's hand, and he's made many marks upon my body. 10 years this went on, I'm just glad I'm not...
    Scarlott Scarlott 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    these are a few journal entries i wrote when this happened there are certain things that still shock me, sometimes. today a friend of mine (we'll call him D) and i were arguing...
    Leahisawesome Leahisawesome 16-17, F Nov 5

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    I feel utterly bad for those who have committed suicide mostly due to depression because I’ve been in their shoes. Depression is a very, very horrifying mental illness. It takes...
    ziwen ziwen 16-17, F Nov 7

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    or at least i dont think he does...at least not "that way." we found each other on omegle and keep in touch through kik...please do not laugh. i used to talk to people on omegle...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 16-17, F Nov 9

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I have been seeing this great guy for over a year, I wasn't looking for a relationship. Boy oh boy did I fall for him. He walked in right past all the walls I put up and stole my...
    Invisigirl49 Invisigirl49 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My mom has MS. This year my school is doing something to raise money for the National MS Society:) I am very determined to help, not only to raise money, but to educate people who...
    cra2yk1d cra2yk1d 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    I don't really know the man but one day my aunt called my mom, they were having their normal conversation until my mom asked how the guard dog was doing. My aunt told her that she...
    RedUsaSoccerBoy RedUsaSoccerBoy 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 16

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    I've actually been getting really good at being a feeder! If anyone needs help, let me know!
    Kindawannagain Kindawannagain 18-21, M Oct 28

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    Be positive and brave. I got herpes 6 months ago. I was so sad and anxiety about this. And I felt be cheated. Because my bf, I only had him in my sex life. I cried three days and...
    leslovingJenny leslovingJenny 31-35, F Oct 28

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    HFA at 23 years old. Still piecing everything together, incredibly frustrated about it.
    thinkdeeper thinkdeeper 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I lost my starr that was her name my beautiful mother I will never forget you.
    riddlesmile riddlesmile 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 27

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    Please answer your phone... I'm really starting to worry... I can't lose you too. :'(
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    cra2yk1d cra2yk1d 13-15, F Nov 14

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    it would be weird but cool......there is a lot of me's when you would look my name up...
    xxMusicisbaexx xxMusicisbaexx 13-15, F Nov 10

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    It's actually so difficult. :/ I love him so much and depression can take over and it's just so difficult and unfair. :(
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 18-21, F Nov 16

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    I'd like a female feeder, any age is fine. I'm 14 and weigh 186 pounds, message me :).
    Mastivious Mastivious 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I'm currently embarking on a three month solo journey through Europe. I prefer to travel either solo or with someone I know really well. I don't like to go on tours with a bunch of...
    annebelle88 annebelle88 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 8

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    I never wanted to be married or have children. Before I had my son I prayed to God crying asking me to send someone for me to love and for them to love me back. I was thinking...
    InfiniteLightBeing InfiniteLightBeing 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    It would be nice to know someone cares :-/
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Hi guys, I'm new to this group and joined specifically to gain some support on this issue. I am currently living with my fiancée and we are set to marry on October 10, 2015. When...
    dollusions dollusions 46-50, F 3 hrs ago

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    I want someone to be afraid of losing me. I want someone to actually put in all of their effort. Make me feel special. I want someone I can trust. I want someone who knows exactly...
    PosterGirl PosterGirl 31-35, F 9 Responses Nov 5

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    Haha why not its a nice calm evening 1.) What would you name your future daughter? I always liked the name Enaya 2.) Do you miss anyone? More then one 3.) What if I told you...
    TheKingWizard TheKingWizard 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    I guess I reached a point in my life where I'd like to get into a serious relationship. I am not rich but I have a stable job. I just want somebody to love and somebody who will...
    Sasori08 Sasori08 22-25, F Nov 11

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    Here's a long story. I am a freshman in college and I am also a lesbian. I have had a girlfriend, let's call her Jen, for almost 2 years. Jen is my best friend and I can't imagine...
    Dashtoaster Dashtoaster 18-21, F Oct 31

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    I have only been in love once so far. I would have taken a bullet for this guy. I have put myself in extremely dangerous situations for him before and I'd do it again. When I care...
    Brody1530 Brody1530 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    1.) What would you name your future daughter? Grace 2.) Do you miss anyone? Yes 3.) What if I told you that you were attractive I would probably get up and go to the bathroom...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    1.) What would you name your future daughter? Aaliyah 2.) Do you miss anyone? Yes I do. :) 3.) What if I told you that you were attractive Oh, I would blush and change the...
    Ellemenope Ellemenope 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 28

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    Life teaches us all the same thing, no matter what our circumstance. Those dealt a bad hand teach us the most and those dealt a great hand carry us through when we can't stand up...
    liberty2 liberty2 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I would have never given this much thought until joining ep and making connections and friendships here. When you remove the physical part of getting to know someone your other...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 26 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I always want to get to know someone for who they are and how they react or respond to certain things. It's interesting to know something new and something I never would have known...
    koreanguy1005 koreanguy1005 26-30, M Oct 27