The five months since I was “officially” diagnosed with autism have been a whirlwind of discovery, namely finding other autistic women like me, and finding out so much more about myself– the small parts of my internal life that until
I consider myself a person of integrity, someone who always tries to do the right thing, sometimes taking agonising and soul-searching mental paths just to make a simple decision.
So with the amount of effort that I put into being
What is Alexithymia?
Derived from the Greek meaning literally “no words for emotions,” Alexithymia is a construct or set of traits describing the inability to identify and verbalise feelings within oneself.
Although 10% of the general population are thought to