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Vent your rants and raves here about whatever makes you mad, angry or frustrated.
Me too. I didn't learn how to speak rudimentary English until I was eight. Maybe that's another reason
why my family wouldn't teach me Porto.
So you're not alone, dude.
"I appreciate the opportunities I have in America. Opportunities that allow me to live abroad." **Smiles** - Have2Fly@H.A. (2013)
"The only way to overcome that is to go abroad to get a broad."
- E. Irizarry (2009)
"MGTOW resilience is the key to foreign residence. You better muthafuckin' ask somebody!!"
- E. Irizarry (2012)
"I rather be ostracized by 157.0 million (27.3% of the US of Gay pop), then to appease 1 feminist." - E. Irizarry (2013)
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I knew we were being played games with - when I was little. It seems intelligent small humans are equipped to sense rightness and wrongness - even though they don't know exactly what they are, what's good and just, worthy of praise & noble. Nothing, literally nothing in Western society is anymore; at least not physically manifest in our society in any noticeable measure or realm.
I knew this was like this, and I knew that it was I was being trapped in...developmentally delayed/disabled as Winston Churchill put it. But I didn't know who was behind it or, why.
Now, I know. But there's nothing much I can do about it. It is true....ignorance is a worst sin among sins, just even knowing will set you free enough to do "something" about it in your life, whatever that is. It gives you rest, a peace of mind. But it is no reprieve. You still have to bear it, suffer it. It's been so long since I've had these feelings. Talking to a (spiritual) not religious friend of mine today at work, after work. He helped me to realize the truth that we are all damaged somehow by this world. It scars us all, in different ways - trauma, words, hurts, abuses; that we have to come back to ourselves to be whole once more. That Jesus Christ is the answer because He is love, wholeness, spirit. I can't explain this, I just felt it's truth.
But, it's been so long since I've had many of the feelings those of you have shared on this board, I held out long as I could - and then caved. I'm amazed, honestly & impressed, it seems that others have held onto this sense of wholeness or uniqueness into their adult lives. It overtook me...at one point I just bowed to it, became as bad as I could. I thought if I fit in I would be loved, finally accepted. Cared for. You are to a certain sense, but you always have to keep doing it - then people will turn on you, hate you- if you don't. I think we sell ourselves out by doing this. I think I have a hard time at work because I'm still holding on, I don't want to be completely bad, stand for something and still have morals - so I get mad at certain things. I stand up for things. I could bowl over and just asskiss or avoid people entirely - put on a fake smile and deal with them. Perhaps I should be just selfish. I could do that. Maybe I should...do that. Maybe that is wisdom, maybe people that waiver in the middle are fools.
At least I have more clarity now. More wisdom.
Misery and happiness are only states of mind.
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Arrested development. ...this is what the new government wants. Its socially stunted by political correctness and trauma.
The US is is an unhappy unhealthy place. Take care of yourself...stay our of liberal places. Practice healthy interaction.
Misery and happiness are only states of mind.
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Totally. Our social isolation and encouraging people to leave their home communities creates massive isolation and makes us all strangers. FYI I felt very isolated in Japan too. Actually more there than here in the USA. Hate to be the bearer of bad news but isolation can be much worse elsewhere not just always better. I liked South Korea a lot though people there like to have fun
Sorry to break it to you but the main shadows behind all the terms coined for autism are males and not evil women trying to make your life miserable. Eugen Bleuler in 1911 and kanner the main guys behind it all. The whole industry was created and maintened by men to enslave other men and women as eternal cash cows and mind control...
I think a lot of psychiatry is pathologizing biologically and evolutionarily normal behavior that just isn't convenient to possess in today's society. ADHD is extreme in some cases, I've met people that literally can't complete daily tasks because they keep going from one thing to the next, and thus are completely unable to hold jobs or even work for themselves because their attentiveness is non-existent. That might have been fine in a hunter-gatherer society, where one would need to be constantly looking for new food, playing with new traps, etc. But people like that can't function in a world that has tasks requiring hours or days of attention at a stretch. Depression is often situational, a product of bad environment and dire circumstances, not a disease. If you took one of these depressed people that is poor and had no relationship and gave them money and a perfect life, their depression would often disappear (except in the few with true clinical depression due to brain dysfunction, which are the exception not the rule IMO).
Autism is the same deal. I would've been diagnosed with it these days, no doubt, because I was smart and weird and didn't have any close friends. After high school, I developed my social skills in college and the workplace and fostered many close relationships and dated many women. I wasn't broken, I was just poorly socialized and an outcast. Once I got some socialization in and was no longer a social pariah, life got easier, and now I'm shockingly normal. A lot of these kids are going to carry that autism label and think they're broken forever, and never even try to get better because they blame their behavior on a disease. There are, however, real autistic people. Some are nonverbal. Others are completely incapable of recognizing or feeling emotion, and will, for example, talk endlessly about their topic of interest for literally hours on end. They could never become normal, that's just how they're wired.
I had a session with a counsellor once and she thought I might be on the Autistic spectrum. I don't really think I am. I am introverted, and I have depression. I don't get much out of socialising. I never really have that much, and I've always noticed I had less social skills than most people. I don't know if that alone could be described as 'autistic' but she seemed to think so.
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