I always felt like I didn’t fit in – How autism feels when you don’t know you’re on the spectrum

This post really resonated with me. A lot of highly sensitive children love movies.. why is it that the best people always get punished because they wont toe the line, so they end up feeling the outsider.. possibly better than fitting into a conformist system.

anonymous gods

I grew up in a small town.

I have 3 brothers and 1 sister. I am the 4th child.

Ever since I can remember I was alone. I was labeled as a weird kid. I remember that I was confused about the fact that I was not allowed to be in the same company as my siblings. They were always of the opinion that I ‘should play outside’, so that’s what I did. I would imagine the most wonderful adventures with dragons and warriors and magic!

I recall the first time I saw a Hollywood movie, I was 6 years old. I live in a country where we drive on the left side of the street and we grow up learning to speak a second language, English, in school and with a British accent. So when I watched the first movie I was absolutely amazed at how fantastic it was…

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