How to stop saying things you don’t mean

Posted by: alisrowe, July 11, 2018

Saying things we don’t mean is a part of masking. ‘Masking’ is what lots of autistic people (especially females) do in social situations. Arguably the worst consequence of masking – which isn’t always talked about – is that it has the potential to destroy relationships. If you are not being your true self when around others, then how can you expect to have meaningful relationships? Let’s look at some ways we can learn to stop saying things we don’t mean.

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