wolfesbrain:

A question about pain

dysfunctionalqueer:

realsocialskills:

Some autistic or otherwise atypical people show pain differently than most nondisabled people do.

For instance, some people show pain by laughing, or by getting really quiet.

How do y’all show pain? What are some ways of showing pain that get…

wolfesbrain said:

I tend to either do nothing or try to hyperbolize my reactions because I have a high pain tolerance so sometimes I remember, “oh when I did this and didn’t react, people freaked out, so I need to react.” and then I end up overdoing it.