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gerbillo
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23 May 2021, 9:37 am

Hello
I write from ROME in Italy. all my life I tried to achieve something but as soon as I started immediately I gave up.I tried to continue my studies and countless times I enrolled in evening courses but immediately after I gave up.
I used to laugh at everything, but actually, I was always suffering.
i suffered from depression but the
medicines did not work (they could not work) even psychotherapy did not work.
I've never had a girlfriend.
The picture he portrays of me is of a person who doesn't exist, I'm different.



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23 May 2021, 10:17 am

Welcome to Wrong Planet! "Different" is not so different here.

I hope you find us nice to visit.


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gerbillo
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23 May 2021, 3:40 pm

thank you



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23 May 2021, 3:46 pm

How are we supposed to know if you’re autistic?

Anyway. You’re welcome. This Site is not just for autistic people.



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23 May 2021, 4:37 pm

Welcome to Wrong Planet! :D


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24 May 2021, 4:09 am

I have never had a girlfriend maybe one or two friends in my whole life.currently I have a couple of friends, I live capping in the house.I have always abandoned the jobs I did, I live with my mother.



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24 May 2021, 4:11 am

Welcome to WP!


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24 May 2021, 4:52 am

thank you!



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24 May 2021, 5:15 am

welcome, you are not alone!



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24 May 2021, 6:40 am

thank you, my friends



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24 May 2021, 8:20 am

gerbillo wrote:
I'm autistic, do you believe me?
Should we believe you?

Have you received an official diagnosis from an appropriately-trained and licensed mental-health professional?


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24 May 2021, 12:22 pm

gerbillo wrote:
I live capping in the house.

Could you please tell me the meaning of "capping"? I've never heard that expression.


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25 May 2021, 9:42 am

no I did not have a formal diagnosis but the people I asked for help (more than a psychologist) could not help me, however their opinions were different from each other. one of them to whom I had confessed my suspicion of being autistic discouraged me by making the usual boring example of "rain man"."
we'll talk about it if you want



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25 May 2021, 9:47 am

While you may have a few autistic traits, it would behoove you to obtain an official diagnosis from an appropriately-trained and licensed mental-health professional.


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25 May 2021, 9:48 am

recluse in the house



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25 May 2021, 10:01 am

this is precisely the problem I tell you what I understood about the Italian health system (I remind you that I am in Italy) about mental health. unfortunately I can't afford private professionals. unfortunately there is a lot of bureaucacy, for example what are the local mental health centers called CSM (mental health center) are almost free but unfortunately at this time they are managed only by psychiatrists (before it was not so but unfortunately psychologists have retired and have not been replaced) who prescribe only very expensive psychodrugs these drugs pay them the Italian state.I feel guilty making me prescribe medicines that are not effective with me anyway. about an official diagnosis much
of mental health professionals here in Italy are opposed to something they don't know, I have to say that only now they are updating.