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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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    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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    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 1 Response Feb 24, 2014

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    I have a younger brother with aspergers.

    .. he expects me to modify my own behavior and mind what i say for his own anxiety instead of using coping techniques he's been taught. wherever he's upset, I'm attacked verbally and sometimes physically. my father says I'm the one who needs to be patient with him even though i...
    modestmuslimah modestmuslimah 18-21, F Apr 2

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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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    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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    Diagnosed Aspergers Since 24

    im 26 been diagnosed anyone else experienced loneliness with autism?
    diagram diagram 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 24, 2013

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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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    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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    I have this friend with autism

    and I don't know why autistic people act weird. Sometimes I had to call her out when she does something wrong. How come autisitc people get mad and upset when we mess around with each other? I mean come on, some get mad when we pick on them and they get all mad. I have an...
    mizzpetite mizzpetite 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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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.
    randomboy42 randomboy42 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 28

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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 16-17, F Jan 2, 2012

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    Hello! My name is Tia Evans

    and I'm with Younique Cosmetics. Some of my team and I are reaching out to families dealing with autism to give back. We are offering 100% of our commission to families in need in celebration of Autism Awareness Month. I have a "Shine for Autism" event going on right now...
    youniqueviatia youniqueviatia 31-35, F Apr 9

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    I lost my stepdad. I've struggled a lot with the horrible memories I have from being there when he died. He was healthy and it was very unexpected. I watched the life drain from...
    Shelbylaynb Shelbylaynb 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I don't even know why I downloaded this app...I think it's because I don't wanna be judged by the people in the "real" world... ... I wish someone would see this though..
    sisigns sisigns 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    For a long time, I was in love with one of my classmates. We had grown up together and we're best friends up until around third grade, then we drifted apart. Over the years he's...
    ksandd ksandd 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    can someone tell me why...this is so hard... the guy i been in love with makes me feel like i don't matter.... he always treat other people better then me... i try and tell him...
    chynawhyte72 chynawhyte72 41-45 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I need a woman to talk to. I'm bored and lonely and want to get to know someone.
    Munki84 Munki84 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    it was my decision to spend time but in positive way I had invested my time on someone without thinking about profit & loss.
    lonelyboy91 lonelyboy91 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    This Is For Anyone Struggling With Something In Their Life; No One Could EVER Understand What It's Like You Be You Except For You.... No One Could Ever Get The Way You Truly Feel...
    YoungForever101 YoungForever101 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I've recently started dating this guy and to my surprise it's been real easy and fun. It kinda reminded me of how things were the very first time I fell in love. Everything seemed...
    tiara29 tiara29 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Six years ago now, I was seventeen and had just started dating this guy named Jake. We had been going out for a total of about three days, and I went over to his house to hang out...
    Skyedragon48 Skyedragon48 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    First we told each other everything, sat on a sunny beach sharing fish and chips and enjoying the waves. Now we are like strangers in the night, barely acknowledging each other as...
    Tinboxdoll Tinboxdoll 36-40, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I want to feel alive.... I want to trust someone entirely... I want to laugh..... I want to feel desired.... I want to be completely honest & open..... I want to explore new...
    Curiousmissy Curiousmissy 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've always wanted to fatten a girl with chocolate cake.
    fantasypiggy227 fantasypiggy227 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Had the opportunity to make a friend struggling with depression a special juice that's for depression: cabbage, baby romaine lettuce, 2 pears and ginger. I was able to deliver it...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F a week ago

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    People don't stop needing sex or having sexual desires just because they have a physical disability; their sexual needs can be as strong, intense, control wrecking and frequent as...
    alejandraberlin alejandraberlin 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    1: What would you name your future daughter? No Idea. I will need to marry before I think about that. 2: Do you miss anyone? Only when they are running in a high crosswind (joking...
    Writer1967 Writer1967 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    1: What would you name your future daughter? Oliva. 2: Do you miss anyone? My ex. 3: What if I told you that you were pretty? I would believe you had ulterior motives. 4: Ever...
    macabre00 macabre00 26-30, F Jul 23

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    50 for the fun of it!!! I might have done this list before! Who cares? Not I! So here are my answers!!! 1: What would you name your future daughter? Olivia Diana!!! 2: Do you...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F Jul 23

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    1: What would you name your future daughter? Darcy 2: Do you miss anyone? Absolutely! 3: What if I told you that you were pretty? Beautiful sounds better please! 4: Ever been told...
    ctstranger ctstranger 41-45, F Jul 23

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    ​1: What would you name your future daughter? Not sure..2: Do you miss anyone? Yeah... there are quite a few who's company I miss...3: What if I told you that you were pretty...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    My brother got into a car accident last Friday and hit his head on window he broke the window with his head. He was on the passenger side his friend was fine. But my brother was...
    sioma17 sioma17 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I have autism but my question is how does autism come about is it vaccinattions or is it because of use of drugs idk but id like to see in the future a cure or maybe our government...
    aaronpayne aaronpayne 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    my cousin got out after doing four years then went back for fourteen years
    bmorev bmorev 22-25, F Jul 22

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    Well guys and girls some if yous may know my story. I was with a guy that ended up in prison for 8 years. We stayed together for the first 14 months of his sentence and I couldn't...
    domancat domancat 22-25, F Jul 22

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    She just dissapeared... My aspie girlfriend was absolutely perfect at the start. She was happy and things were great between us. Then, after just a little more then a month, she...
    GeorgeRashnikov GeorgeRashnikov 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    Why can't we all just enjoy the Moment. This was a chalk board at a recent Art festival,I attended. Liked the simplicity of the chalkboard, and comments. The whole day was quite...
    Susiedisney Susiedisney 56-60, F Jul 20

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    I really want to meet someone I can say anything to. I used to know someone like that. I miss her everyday. Of course I want to listen too, who wants to to just listen to someone...
    CindyLEvans CindyLEvans 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    As an autism sufferer. One of my biggest battles is expressing how I feel and not standing up for what I want and believe in. Throughout years of being sheltered and bulled because...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    They be hopping d!ck to d!ck these b!tchs be playing thot scotch
    KillingTheseHoes101 KillingTheseHoes101 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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