Perfectly Imperfect

The goal is not to be perfect; the goal is to be accepted for the imperfections.

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Asperger’s Diary – Time Dilution During Meltdown

Time concept changes for the person in the meltdown, and the person waiting. This post illustrates the differences and the possible outcomes. Some outcomes are undesired, and permanent. Meltdown is detrimental to any kind of relationship.

We must not confuse understanding the essence of the meltdown with the instinctive reactions to it. By illuminating the adverse effects of meltdowns, I hope to raise awareness in preventing meltdown than to manage it. Every meltdown can be potentially the last one because practise doesn’t make perfect.

Ben & Sophie – Short story inspired by true event

“Ben & Sophie, Hide & Seek” is a short story inspired by true love story between two people on the Autism Spectrum – Asperger’s Syndrome.

Falling in love is an intense process for anyone, more so for people on the spectrum. Aside from not being able to pick up the subtle social cues, people on the spectrum are poorly skilled, if any at all, to express themselves accurately.

Although a brief introduction, I attempt to illustrate the wide spectrum of emotions such as uncertainties, affections, fears, love, sorrow, helplessness, support, courage etc.

Limitations and Reality

People who have come to know me better and learn about my challenges with a syndrome – one that cannot be outgrown – and out of kind intention, and a way of showing acceptance and support, they say, ‘Be yourself!’. ‘Be Myself’ – Optimized Version ‘Be Myself’ is a very big word. People with Asperger’s struggle to keep friends throughout…

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