Autistic Discovery
Published in

Autistic Discovery

Autistic Burnout Is The Price of Masking

Pretending to be someone you’re not is exhausting

Photo by James Forbes on Unsplash

For many people who first identify that they are Autistic later in life, it’s the experience of burnout that sends them on a journey of discovery.

That was definitely the case for me. It wasn’t until life as I knew it came to an abrupt halt in March 2020 that I could see the toll it was…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Jae L

Jae L

A keen observer of life, here to put in my two cents worth. I write about neurodiversity, relationships and LGBTQ issues. justinetangerine999@gmail.com