Thank you for sharing this with me (and Medium). :)
The existential questions are tough. The relationships are tough. The longing to be understood is tough. I love that you took the time to share. As much as I hope people can connect to what i wrote, I relish being able to connect to people who reach out to me.
Sometimes just putting our truth ‘out there’ can have a healing effect.
You are right that there are gifts that I attribute to the spectrum to be grateful for. My intelligence, for one, as you mentioned. But like anything, it can be a blessing and a curse, as I’m sure you know.
I’m glad to hear that being upfront and honest with your new partner is working for you. I’m exploring my romatic realtionships too and trying to find what works for me, even if its outsound the bounds of “normal”.
Thanks, again, for the share. Sometimes its hard for me to read responses because there’s no flowchart for me to reference. I’m glad I did today. :)