Having No Filter

One of the things that NT’s complain about most in dealing with autistic people is that we “have no filter.” We say exactly what we’re thinking all the time, without regard for if those words are socially acceptable or if they might hurt someone else’s feelings. I know I do this and that it annoys people around me. I also know that other autists around me do this, and that I am hurt to the point that I sometimes do not want to spend time with them. I sometimes wonder…

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