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    my sister but she's smart .

    .wish I was a straight A student -.-'
    heartcoaster1 heartcoaster1 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8

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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 2 Responses 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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    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 know someone with autism.

    Me. I have Aspergers on autism spectrum 2. I always knew there was something different about me. I just didn't get other peoples thinking. I have had 5 nervous break downs in my life. It took 53 years for a diagnosis. But now knowing the truth, my feelings and life makes more...
    NotHardToPlease NotHardToPlease 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    my two cuzins have it

    and they get picked on it ticks me off so much and they won't let them play any sports its messed up .
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 8

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    Diagnosed Aspergers Since 24

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

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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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Feb 28

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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'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 1 Response Feb 16

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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 3 Responses Jul 21

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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 has it and it has gotten pretty bad : ( i dont like to think about it, or talk about it really. Another sore subject : (
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    Alex1610 Alex1610 13-15, F Aug 24

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    livewire0410 livewire0410 36-40, F Aug 22

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    It seems like it'd be fun for the both of us!
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