When Greta Thunberg began to take the stage as an autistic climate change activist, the world took notice. My reaction was one of powerful pride, not just as an autistic adult, but as a former autistic girl. Here was an articulate, passionate, brilliant girl unfocused on fame and fashion, who wasn’t going to let the weight of the NT world crush her or keep her from speaking out!

Love is a deeply personal experience, the joining of two individual worlds into a meaningful partnership, and it can be a magical thing.  When two people not only love each other– but can truly understand and accept each other– they

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