Telling people I’m autistic is tricky - it’s like coming out all over again except this time people don’t really understand what you’re talking about. Even if coming out as gay hasn’t always been a positive experience at least I’ve never had to explain what it means! Now the challenge is working out when it’s … Continue reading Part 3 – What next?
So, whilst only having a very limited knowledge of autism, diagnosis started to feel right, it helped to explain why I had struggled to understand where I fit in and had tried to keep a low profile, not stand out. In my late teens and early twenties I was coming out as gay - to … Continue reading Part 2: What’s in a diagnosis?!