I nodded knowingly and giggled compassionately with this post! It expresses in clear thought what I could previously only sense as a vague, wordless phenomenon. Thank you so much for this 👏👏👏😘❤️
The word shiny is being used, in this instance, in the Firefly sense, by the way.
I have some Aspie qualities I would not trade for anything, but others that can be quite disabling. Today I am feeling especially hampered by one of them, my arch-nemesis social anxiety in the form of a complete aversion to using the phone. Actually, I don’t think it’s just social anxiety; there’s a sensory sensitivity component as well, and also communication challenges because my already impaired ability to read faces and social cues is further hampered by a complete absence of visual context.
In case anyone missed it, there was a huge data breach at one of the three credit reporting agencies which probably affects almost everyone who has a credit history in the US. Very scary stuff, and I say this as someone who’s had identity theft twice in the past decade or…
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