Psychiatrists don't generally tell you about this when they prescribe them, do they? if it happens to anyone it should be part of informed consent. That it's happening to many thousands of us, we now know. We talk to one another. We're here and we've experienced this. It's important to know what is happening to people who take psychiatric drugs and not just to those who perceive their experience as helpful. It's always nice when national newspapers dare to tell the truth about psychiatric drugs. The below article is about antidepressants. … [click on title for the rest of the post]
You make me feel disabled. Yes, you.
When I think about my Asperger’s, I rarely think of it as a disability. Most of the time, I don’t feel disabled. I’m definitely differently abled. There are weaknesses, but there are strengths too. I choose to focus on my strengths and work on my weaknesses. Even though I prefer not to look at myself as disabled, there are things that friends, coworkers, and family members do that make me feel disabled and incompetent.
You don’t recognize that my body language is almost incapable of lying.
With practice, I have learned the art of conversation. Time has taught me that people really only want others to agree with them. I can find a way to avoid hurting your feelings by complimenting your ugly dress without lying when you ask “Don’t you just love it?” I can reply truthfully “That orange color is so bright and perky!” (Yes. The color…
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