I waited a long time for my autistic assessment. Here's a link to find out more if you're in the UK autism diagnosis for adults If you've been reading about adult autism/ Aspergers experiences from other women, you'll have a fair idea about what the diagnosis criteria are and reasons for seeking diagnosis. I wrote … Continue reading Am I or aren’t I?
There are phrases that used to crop up due to my verbal blunders. As I've become older my clumsy mis-steps tend to be followed by verbal silence and avoidance. You just put your foot in it... You'd think I'd learn. Well, of course I can learn. However my brain comprehends language linked strongly to visual … Continue reading Recovery after a Blunder
I invited my son’s father (Mr X) to join me in a drive to a buddhist meeting - he practises Nichiren Buddhism too. He took a few days to think about it, saying he might need to work, then texted yes, he’d like to go in my car for the 45 minute drive. Why am … Continue reading Telling my Ex I’m autistic
One of my key difficulties, which I recognised in myself, when I started reading about adult autism was the friendships and relationship information. This is another area I can say, ooooh yes, I truly have struggled with this all of my life! From knowing myself and everything I’ve read, I agree that the way I … Continue reading About my Experience of Relationship Blindness (a long read)