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ArtfullyAutistic

Where Is Your Comfort Zone?

Mine is much smaller than I’ve realized before.

A lot of talk within the Autistic community about our traits comes down to the discomfort that we feel on a regular basis. Neurotypicals want us to make eye contact — discomfort, we’re supposed to socialize more than we have the energy for — discomfort, having a conversation with more than one person — discomfort. I’m generalizing, of…

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Sarah McManus MSc

Sarah McManus is a UK-based writer of mental health articles. She has an MSc in Psychology, and writes about mental health, self-harm, and Neurodiversity.