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"Darling in the Franxx" as an Autistic Metaphor » The Aspergian
Warning: this article has spoilers for the anime Darling in the Franxx. I’m autistic, and I was homeschooled until college by parents who tried to shelter me from the word. Even when I was in college, or had contact with other homeschooled kids before then, I was usually not included socially. As a result, so much of what I learned about the world was from books, TV shows, and movies. For a long time, I have used fiction as an outlet, a way of connecting with a world that I’ll never fully be a part of but longed to be accepted by. For this reason,Read More →