Expose of a former friend

Today is Friendship Day, a day on which you usually celebrate friendships. However, some friends, over the course of years, become a toxic influence on your life; such that you wish you could get rid of them altogether. I shall use this occasion to expose Srirang Jairam Gollerkeri, who goes by the Facebook name of…Read more Expose of a former friend

How an autowallah broke my spirit

11th October was not a great day. My new Acer laptop (purchased by my boss just a month ago) was already having all sorts of problems - the charging was taking ages - 5 mins for a mere 1 % ! :O Later, I had found out (at a service centre near my home) that…Read more How an autowallah broke my spirit

Why do I feel insecure?

Why do I feel insecure?   Is it the need to please? Is it the need to impress?   Should everyone like me? Should I care what they think?   No one can be perfect Flaws are so endearing They are who you are   Why do I feel insecure? Do I need to prove…Read more Why do I feel insecure?

I keep losing things

Do I have an absent mind ? As some people assume ? I certainly have an autist mind A mind with a different tune Organization is not my forte Though I try my best It is a real test With less success than failure I keep losing things Though I do take care It is…Read more I keep losing things

My experiences as an Aspie: Part Seven

Again, to refresh you all; here are the first 6 parts:  https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/05/09/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-one/ ,  https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/05/10/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-two/ ,  https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/05/12/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-three/ , https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/05/25/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-four/ , https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/05/30/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-five/ and https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/07/30/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-six/ .  One of the things that I have not discussed so far is the therapy itself. As mentioned earlier, the counsellor in Mumbai has been far more effective than the one in Chennai; as she made a concerted effort to understand…Read more My experiences as an Aspie: Part Seven

Some days are really bad

Some days are really bad Nothing goes right You have no might At the end, you are glad You try your best Nothing clicks for you It's a real character test More so, when autist is you Why only results matter? Why not your efforts? Your morale will shatter Breached, is your fort Once work…Read more Some days are really bad

My experiences as an Aspie: Part Six

Well, well. It has been a while indeed. 2 months! If you have forgotten the earlier parts (I wouldn't blame you at all if you had 😉 ) here are the links:  https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/05/09/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-one/ ,  https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/05/10/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-two/ ,  https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/05/12/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-three/ , https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/05/25/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-four/ and https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/05/30/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-five/.  To keep you up-to-date, I started working at a recruitment consultancy in Malad West since April 2016; involving a…Read more My experiences as an Aspie: Part Six

The pain of being a liberal autist

Ever wonder how I came to be thus? Dig deep into my childhood Answers you may find thus Being bullied is never good More so, if it is because you are different Being chased with sticks around a park and occasionally beaten Just because playing cricket with yourself was not a fad then On my…Read more The pain of being a liberal autist

My experiences as an Aspie: Part Five

Here is the fifth part of my journey in life with Asperger's Syndrome. As always, it is never too late to start reading the earlier parts, if you have not read them yet:  https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/05/09/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-one/ ,  https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/05/10/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-two/ ,  https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/05/12/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-three/ and https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/05/25/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-four/.  I used to be friends with a guy in Bangalore(originally from Mumbai), who is more than 10 years older to…Read more My experiences as an Aspie: Part Five

My experiences as an Aspie: Part Four

After a while, I am back! To refresh you all, here are the first 3 parts:  https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/05/09/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-one/ ,  https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/05/10/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-two/  and https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/05/12/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-three/ .  I was lucky that my mom had a counsellor friend who had her own clinic near my home. By the way, it was obvious that my counselling in Chennai was not very effective; and I had also…Read more My experiences as an Aspie: Part Four