Such a great, well-written post, Soul Sister! 😘😘❤
My autism blurs conventionally-sacred lines – between male and female, science and spirituality, logic/reason and intuition, childhood and adulthood, innocence and jaded cynicism.
The fact that a belief is conventionally-held is not enough for me to subscribe to an idea. I do not substitute other peoples’ judgment for my own and take it on faith that “boys don’t do [this]” and “girls don’t do[that]” or that “God created Eve from Adam’s rib” or that the Big Bang “just happened”. I don’t believe that I should simply chop all my hair off or that I should stop wearing tie-dye T-shirts just because I’m approaching 40, nor do I think it’s too nerdy to listen to Milli Vanilli every so often. No, I haven’t “grown up” and “moved past” that, because it’s still a part of who I am, and I still like it, and therefore, why should I just stop doing…
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