Tagged: autistic masking

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Autistic and Proud?

There has been some discussion lately over whether it is appropriate to be proud of being autistic.  My reply would be that it depends on exactly what you mean by ‘proud’. In my mind,...

A Night Out

In which I visit my local pub to watch a traditional Irish band. It’s early in the evening.  People are very restrained, not yet drunk.  I watch their movements to see how to behave. ...

The Impending Visit

My very loud and lovely neurotypical friend and her new man have invited themselves over to my house for the evening and have decided to stay the night.  I have been given the choice...