The Eye Contact Though

A Neurodivergent’s Masking Manners Thoughts

Neuro Girl
The Shortform
Published in
1 min readMar 6, 2024

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Smile and say “good morning” or “how are you today”, even though this is a stranger that I am talking to and I’d rather not, but it’s what we are supposed to do in society.

I just want to make a bank deposit and stare at the wall while you do it. Please don’t start talking to me about the weather or how my day is going. It’s…

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Neuro Girl
The Shortform

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