Category: autism

Alexithymia and the Secret Schizoid

I want to switch gears for a moment.  Some time ago I wrote this post–Affective Deprivation Disorder and Alexithymia in Marriage.  According to my stats, this is the most widely viewed post on my blog.  That is telling.  I had never heard of alexithymia…

Affective Deprivation Disorder and Alexithymia in Marriage

I have written somewhere in here that my marriage has been difficult.  If you’re married for nearly two decades, then I think, at some point, there will come hard relational times.  It’s inevitable and normal.  I am someone who doesn’t like to put up…

There Are Always Options

I have four daughters.  When people meet me they are usually shocked to learn that I have a 15 year-old because I don’t look old enough they say.  Technically, I am.  My husband and I married young, and we were surprised by a pregnancy…