How to feel miserable as an Autistic person

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Or, what not to do. Just a silly little post inspired by Keri Smith’s “How to Feel Miserable as an Artist”.

  1. Believe that there’s something wrong with you.
  2. Compare yourself to neurotypicals.
  3. Have no access to resources and supports that you need. (Unfortunately a reality for many Autistics.)
  4. Never indulge in or talk about your special interest.
  5. Suppress all your stims.
  6. Force yourself to endure sensory overload all the time.
  7. Never connect with other Autistic folks.
  8. Constantly seek validation from neurotypicals.
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