another journal because important messageWhen someone is depressed, it is difficult for them, but also difficult for family and friends to know what to say and do. Below is a list of suggestions that we hope you find helpful.another journal because important message by ~hushed-lullabies
DO learn everything you can about this disorder. The more you know, the better equipped you will be to know what to expect.
DO realize I am angry and frustrated with the disorder, NOT with you.
DO let me know you are available to help me when I ask. I'll be grateful.
DO understand why I cancel plans, sometimes at the last minute.
DO continue to invite me to all the activities. I never know from day to day or minute to minute how I will feel and just because I am not able to participate one day does not mean I won't be able to today.
DO feel that you have the right to ask about my doctor or therapist appointments - but DON'T ask me if I'm taking my medications if I'm legitimately upset about something.
DO continue to call me, even when I only seem to want a brief conversation.
DO send cards, notes, and ot
Asperger'sAsperger's, Autism, High-functioning Autism, or anything elseAsperger's by ~NickelParkLavigne
It isn't easy to deal with
Not a disease, you don't catch it
Just a condition people hardly understand
There is no basic definition, but includes
From my experience?
Regretting what I did
Withdrawn from the world
What a freak
Do something else for a change
She keeps to herself
Do you ever talk?
You should try to make friends
Why are you so clumsy?
You feel lonely
Desperate to make friends
Yet you're k