Cat Amongst Wolves: Autism and Everything

Social Media – Walking The Line

Sometimes I wonder whether if I would be better off without using any form of social media. However, it’s practically unthinkable not to be involved. I can interact with like-minded individuals, discuss politics, arrange...

A Walk to the Post Office

I get changed into an appropriate costume, leaving behind the clothes that I feel comfortable in and that make me feel happy. I leave the house and arrange my face into what I believe...

Remember… That You Are Nothing

I’ve just had a visit from my pseudo Mother-in-Law, henceforth known as PMIL. It’s Monday morning, but the fact that I have to work doesn’t seem to matter.  I work from home you see...

The Autistic Waitress

I’ve been thinking recently who I should tell about my autism diagnosis. Nobody knows apart from my immediate family and a few close friends.  In an ideal world, I’d like to tell everybody. I’ve...

Czech pressed glass beads

Don’t Talk To Me About Beads

Sometimes, I have the feeling that people are manipulating me. Sometimes I don’t see it coming and even when I do, I’m not always sure how to deal with the situation. I run an online...

Girl alone on a bridge

Late Diagnosis of Autism

I’ve noticed a number of threads on Asperger’s/Autism/ASD forums where a younger person with an ASD quizzes those with a late diagnosis as if they don’t totally believe them. They want to know how...