Feeling Too Much

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I am self-diagnosed autistic. Which one of these words disturbs people the most? Self-diagnosed or autistic? Probably a mix of both. They think I am a hypochondriac woman who tries to find an excuse to be weird. And the word autistic confuses them; too often they imagine we all are non-verbal and need help twenty-four hours a day. I can’t blame them: my…

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Nathalie O.

Nathalie O.

Fascinated by the 1960s-70s. Love music. Obsessed with The Band. Bob Dylan. Joni Mitchell. Stones. Beatles. Neil Young. Aspiring writer and compulsive reader.