Social Mistakes

Have you ever had a wonderful conversation, only to go home wondering about all the little, almost insignificant social mistakes you could have made? The truth is: all people, neurotypical and neurodivergent alike, make tiny social mistakes. Have you ever been annoyed in the middle of a discussion (but only for a moment)? Have you ever thought someone used a word incorrectly? Have you ever thought that two people talking looked unhappy to be there? We’re all in our own heads most of the time. Perhaps the biggest social mistake is thinking that we have to follow social expectations perfectly. Let’s leave our anxiety for the big social mistakes that we autistic people are bound to make sometimes!

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