AAM – Day 6 (Supports and Appreciation)

Being an autistic adult, it’s hard to find supports. My therapist talked to me about getting involved in local groups. I told her that it might be good for the purposes of my kid, but it’s not good for me. Support should be peers going through the same thing. In my town, according to the … Read moreAAM – Day 6 (Supports and Appreciation)

AAM – Day 4 (Reactions To “Coming Out”)

Reactions can be hilarious, serious, or dead-pan… At first, my wife thought I had caused bias by poisoning the therapist’s pool of symptoms. But she didn’t want to say that to me, so she said that to my mother, who then said it to me. As well, my wife has tried to free my reality … Read moreAAM – Day 4 (Reactions To “Coming Out”)

AAM – Day 3 (My Discovery Story)

I lived in the middle of nowhere. Literally, it was 3.5 hours to the edge of a metropolitan city. I felt like I had a breakdown at work, after which I was mumbling to myself and shaking just a little while out at the grocery store. I could just see how avoidable I looked to … Read moreAAM – Day 3 (My Discovery Story)

AAM – Day 2 (What I love about being autistic is…)

So I stumbled across this blog challenge a few days late. Yes, I am playing catch-up… What I love about being autistic is I now have an explanation for my uniqueness and quirkiness. I have always been the weird person in the room. I’ve been tolerated. No longer am I just being tolerated. I’m being … Read moreAAM – Day 2 (What I love about being autistic is…)

AAM – Day 1 (Intro)

Hi. I’m known around these haunts as The Thinker. I go by the name Michael Mordrid. It doesn’t mean that’s really my name. What it does mean is that my real life world doesn’t understand my thought process well enough to accept me unfiltered. So I crawl around the Internet in my true form. My … Read moreAAM – Day 1 (Intro)