Do You Like All Of Your Friends?
Aura Wilming

With the exception of my wife and family, I really have no friends — no people I’m really close to — except for a few of you on Medium (and a couple other online communities).

I’m friendly with virtually everyone.

And I don’t mind this state of affairs. It’s the closest group I’ve ever had. Kind of like Luna in the Harry Potter movie saying “it feels nice; like having real friends”. I know this is part of autism, and it’s okay. But it means that I tend to … shy away from assholes. I usually find somewhere else to be when they’re around. If they’re unavoidable, I make friendly small talk. So, no asshole friends, but a few great ones here. (I think. Not sure if I would know. But I think so.)

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