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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Me and him are close. And there was someone who always gives him **** for it and I'm not gonna take it anymore. I automatically lost all respect for you, you little piece of...
    BloodRedDarkness BloodRedDarkness 16-17, F Dec 6

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    I was watching a doco about cancer, at the beginning they explained how cancer spreads, and oddly thought to myself how it seems to act just like a fungus. Toward the end of the...
    ThePinkPowerRanger ThePinkPowerRanger 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    My mom was diagnosed with this ... Must be more than a decade now. She and her brother both ended up with it and both had similar lifelong mental frailties. It begs the question...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    my twin sis has it and my friend does, she's one here i think her name is now SunsetTears. but she likes to change it..
    JJsFate JJsFate 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    I have a necklace that ever time I open the locket I cry... It has a breast cancer sign on the outside of the locket When I pone it i see a pic of my dead grandma She died from...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    my bro in law who is the nicest guy. Oh how i hurt for my family. Any encouragement appreciated. :(
    cottonbreeze cottonbreeze 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I know someone amazing.... His name is Brandon. Hes my guitarist for my band. Hes really perfect and hes like a brother to me. Yeah he can be a butt, but I still love him. Hes...
    dandanbear dandanbear 18-21, F Nov 25

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    I loved her very very much. She was my best friend and wasn't aware of her BPD until it was too late. The relationship was very co-dependent. We built her career together, bought a...
    Fidelis84 Fidelis84 26-30, M Nov 26

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    given the social difficulties we.deal.with daily, in ties with us being able to see the world others cant, how do you see autism?
    cudi123 cudi123 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't know alot of ppl with autistic siblings, so hopefully i could find someone here? My older brother has autistic spectrum disorder. I cant really have normal conversations...
    fayrenheit fayrenheit 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    My sister but i consider her the child i never had. Though i spent years raising her and my other siblings, my dad had a restraining order issued against me. I am considered a...
    Superpsycho Superpsycho 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 6

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    So I'm writing again and Im on my iPhone so I hope my words aren't changed. I have gone through a lot even recently and I guess I'm trying to understand more. Of course the...
    cutie7710 cutie7710 36-40, F 7 hrs ago

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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 3 Responses Nov 22

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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 Nov 24

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    if you have someone in your life who genuinely cares about how your day went, and listens fully to the ****** up **** that goes on in your mind, and answers your texts or calls you...
    SrColins SrColins 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 26

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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 Nov 20

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    the past 3 years have been an absolute roller coaster with my husband. since he came home from Afghanistan nothing has been the same. every year his ptsd seems to just get worse...
    yamz02 yamz02 26-30, F Nov 27

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    Does anyone know of any borderlines being able to love? Or getting better and stopping the lies n cheating?
    superempath superempath 31-35, M Dec 2

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    I'm mad at him. My brother quit and left me with anger, resentment, and grief. Thanks a lot **** head.
    justmeandmydreams justmeandmydreams 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I sometimes date this girl and she is great. Good looking, fun to be with, down to earth.. And has herpes. She told me it's ok for me to get her arse in the air, so long as she...
    EnglishCuriosity EnglishCuriosity 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    HFA at 23 years old. Still piecing everything together, incredibly frustrated about it.
    thinkdeeper thinkdeeper 22-25, M Nov 19

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    He's high functioning. Has Aspergers. He looks like a regular 13 year old kid but when he asks questions over and over people think he's strange. He doesn't understand empathy or...
    hazeleyedangel68 hazeleyedangel68 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    you have to have something to jump out of!!!!
    bellaboo68 bellaboo68 36-40, F 14 hrs ago

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    When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. Alexander Graham Bell...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    and he's got at least two. he is max2588. i HAD to bust him.
    JenRhaine JenRhaine 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    My mom killed herself in front of me when I was 15 said was my fault before she did it she abused me all her life so I would expect nothing less from her I have never felt anything...
    unspankablebrat80 unspankablebrat80 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    my friend. we talked a lot, but now shes gone. it makes me sad that sometimes i get depressed and i want to join her..
    JJsFate JJsFate 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 7

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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 Response Nov 23

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    my husband tells me all the time that he wants to be left alone, give him space. I've tried. I've left the house for a week or a weekend. I will spend evenings not even talking to...
    yamz02 yamz02 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    what I'd give to have my husband back, the man he once was. the loneliness is overwhelming tonight
    yamz02 yamz02 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 2

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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 Nov 24

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    If you’re in the store, the knowledgeable associates within the Home Depot can assist you decide which the most beneficial HVAC devices is ideal for your specific wants...
    James2581uiu1 James2581uiu1 31-35, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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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 Nov 21

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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 25 Responses Nov 24

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    I am in a very confusing & stressful situation. My parents think I really graduated from college may 2014 because of a email they saw saying I did. My friend was able to send the...
    wiz702 wiz702 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 7

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    I need someone like this. I need to know someone can keep a secret
    bfabb1998 bfabb1998 16-17, T 4 Responses Dec 1

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    It would be nice to know someone cares :-/
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Why? Why did you feel the need to ask my name and why did you feel the need to introduce yourself? I have seen you around for months and you never felt the need to say one word...
    socialdis socialdis 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 26

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