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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, 2014

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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 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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    I've known this girl

    since the second grade, but I didn't know she had autism until nearly a year ago. When we were in second grade, I would bully her. I would hit her hand when I would try to scold her. I would tell her not to be stupid when she said something odd. I just remember being really...
    yopper52 yopper52 13-15, F Feb 16

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    people say "if you could get rid of the autism,

    would you?" Well I want to hear from you guys, I have a strong opinion on this but would like to see if others agree.
    p5ych0k1d1997 p5ych0k1d1997 16-17, M 1 day ago

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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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    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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    I am in a heck of a situation. I am dating someone with aspergers. He recently decided out of no where he wanted to break up. When he breaks up with someone he disappears off the...
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    I hate my sister. It's a bad thing to say but I hope she dies (I would never admit that in real life to people). She was the reason I missed out on spending time with my parents...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 13

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    I know this is not what people to hear, but someone out their loves you...
    mrspixley99 mrspixley99 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    I fell in love passionately and quickly, my husband is such a lovable guy everyone who meets him is drawn to him, he is also incredibly handsome. We have been married 7 years and...
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    Does anyone feel that they don't know what to do because you don't want people to judge you based on your partners crime (or ex partner who you still support)?
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    So many thoughts going through my head. Is it right to go visit him? Should I not be just letting him "get on with it"? Will visiting him make him think that I'm ok with what he...
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    I lost my love one.. He comes to my life and changed everything. I have been waiting him so long in my life..I though we both soulmate.i never feel being happy and loved with...
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    smitha143 smitha143 26-30, F Feb 11

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    And I do... A few of my friends have scars and there is nothing wrong with them, I see beauty in them
    catho catho 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    My ten year old cousin was just recently diagnosed and admitted for Anorexia. Let's call him L. I'm the oldest of the grandchildren in my family by a mile, and I've always felt...
    eiponm eiponm 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    my partner really outdid himself, in terms of food over the weekend. He enjoys watching me devour huge amounts of food.. I feel like I ate non- stop.
    bigtimms bigtimms 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    When you delete a conversation, it makes me not able to see it in my history. I wanted to talk to a couple people but the convos didnt show and i sont remember their usernames :(
    Xychorite Xychorite 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Thank you to your eloquence, and for Placing the voice of my son to start with, before the "mum or dad/grand parent" and community voice.Thank you! I understand it was a tough...
    Joseph9257jwj6 Joseph9257jwj6 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    When my son was three he was diagnosed as autistic. Then only 1 in 150 were autistic. According to the CDC 1 in 88 are now diagnosed with autism. Not to out done, he develops...
    Kathain Kathain 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    1.) What would you name your future daughter? Gayatri 2.) Do you miss anyone? missing my self 3.) What if I told you that you were attractive I would laugh for making fun :P 4...
    ephub123 ephub123 26-30, M Feb 9

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    1: What would you name your future daughter? I like the names Madison, Lauren and Anna. But of course, my partner will get a say too. :P 2: Do you miss anyone? Yeah, i do. 3...
    DropsofJupiter1 DropsofJupiter1 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 2

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    1: What would you name your future daughter? Haven’t gotten that far ahead of things as yet. 2: Do you miss anyone? Maybe.. 3: What if I told you that you were pretty...
    Enderguy Enderguy 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    ​Eye gazingI know full well, when I am truly looking at someone and when I’m not. So I went through a phase where I experienced my own disconnectedness from… my soul...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I appreciate experienced knowledge and the sooner most teenagers learn the difference between "High school knowledge"(theory) and the quality of "experienced knowledge"(comes with...
    SeQldBloke SeQldBloke 46-50, M Feb 18

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    We met several years ago in college. We had several classes together over a couple of years and naturally we became "college-only friends" (as in friends you only really spend time...
    brendacouttes brendacouttes 22-25, F Feb 22

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    I had someone with whom I was completely open and honest, about everything. For seven months we literally talked every single day except one (due to her being sick), and we talked...
    TinyPenisFatMan TinyPenisFatMan 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    Hi there.. I am not looking for anything but someone with good sense to talk to. I have been having emotional issues for a while. My husband and I have not been getting along and...
    starrynight5 starrynight5 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I remember my last friend with benefits. Over the summer, I'd always invite her over, usually while my parents were home. I would pick her up from the train station, she'd get in...
    TrouserSnake6 TrouserSnake6 18-21, M Feb 17

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    My dad was diagnosed with cancer late last year. My family has supported each other well up till now, from the point where doctors hinted a gloomy outlook to this point where he is...
    thequietexplosion thequietexplosion 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 19

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    I am human, therefore, I experience human emotions and not all of them are "ideal" -- jealousy is one such emotion. I don't trust people who say they "never" get jealous, though...
    awakeforthedancechecksin awakeforthedancechecksin 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I really believe in this to be honest. I think there has to be some kind of base-level attraction when you first see each other, but the personality is clearly what keeps solid...
    thenewboy87 thenewboy87 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 11

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    It's so sad that after you get to know someone online,as time passes you become friends and after that he/she doesn't reply...and you'll never talk again :-/
    hopelin10 hopelin10 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    yes. i guess the longer i have known someone the less i mind because in that case, you have probably already tried everything and both have had enough time to know how to get along...
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F Feb 3

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    so i just want to talk someone without hesitation im scared to be judged and its killing me!!! whenever i say something i think funny to someone, that person looks at me like i...
    rthbs rthbs 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I dont know what she want. I dont know if im doing something wrong or if shes just tired i really dont know someone pleas help me im so confused.
    scoobycharlie scoobycharlie 13-15, M Feb 19

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    SMILE. You don't know, someone's falling in love with everyday :D
    hazel1228 hazel1228 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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