Why Autistic Women Seem Two-Faced » The Aspergian
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 a Good Person, why have I– throughout my life– frequently been accused of being two-faced, intentionally deceptive, or even manipulative? Masking Some autistic people mask– a lot. And some, like me, are very good at it. Masking is when the person involved mimics, performs, or otherwise “pretends” social behaviour that comes naturally to non-autistic people. It is a combination of performing those expected social interactionsRead More →