Sometimes I don’t know what I’m feeling

the silent wave

“What are you feeling?”

“I don’t know.”

“What’s wrong?

“I don’t know.”

“Why are you crying?”

“I have no idea.”

Before I realized that I was on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum, I had no idea that sometimes I didn’t know what I was feeling.  I had never really paid much attention to it.  I had ever even really thought about it.  I assumed that I could easily identify my emotions and during those times in which they remained vague and out of reach, I didn’t even really think about it.

Once I discovered that I do indeed have an established space on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum, however, that house of emotional cards began to slip.

In my early research nearly a year ago, I did what most of us newly-discovered Aspie/autistic people do: I burned up Google.  Like most of us, I searched for traits first.  I was trying to discern whether…

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