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Topic: Anyone else here understand what life is like with autism?

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  1. Ben.L
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    23 November 2019

    Hi, Ill keep it short, im autistic im having trouble with some parts in my life

    Is anyone else here autistic and understands what im going through 

    Socially, sorry

  2. Holi
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    23 November 2019
    Hi Ben my 17 yr old son has OCD and autism spectrum disorder,I feel for you as everyday for my son is hell and it's heartbreaking to watch let alone be the one with it.I know I can't help you but it's even heartbreaking to read your post.I really feel your pain to some degree.
  3. Ben.L
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    23 November 2019 in reply to Holi

    Hey holi,

    Im so sorry to hear that but just having someone who understands what im going through just makes me feel a whole lot better

    Thanks :)

    BL

  4. asianaussie
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    27 November 2019 in reply to Ben.L

    Hey Ben.L,

    I have Level 1 Mild Autism. This means I can still do things independently. However I suck at talking and making friends. Or saying the right things to others. I've never been popular and liked during school, as I mainly spent time by myself and preferred to 'draw' and 'talk' to characters I made up for example. People would find me weird and boring and too many times I'm misunderstood. When I've confused, pissed off, upset or frustrated someone because I/they couldn't understand what I've tried to say/want.

    Autism is different in everyone, so my experiences may be different from yours. When you're talking about 'some parts', can you please explain a bit more about this?

    I want to say though that you are not alone, and there are many people who have Autism and feel just as equally alienated from society as I am. Let me know what you think.

    asianaussie