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    tractive job, and would have extreme difficulty holding mainstream employment and find it unpleasant, would you just accept it and be unemployed, try to focus on other things?
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    n e one?
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    I'd try to make my life as fulfilling as I possibly could. Whether that means unemployed or not I don't know.
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    (Original post by SophieSmall)
    I'd try to make my life as fulfilling as I possibly could. Whether that means unemployed or not I don't know.
    thanks for the reply

    idk what to do
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    (Original post by samharrison)
    thanks for the reply

    idk what to do
    Just do whatever makes you happy. You got dealt a crappy hand in life, but you can still try to find something to wake you up in the morning and put a smile on your face. Whatever that might be is down to you.
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    (Original post by SophieSmall)
    Just do whatever makes you happy. You got dealt a crappy hand in life, but you can still try to find something to wake you up in the morning and put a smile on your face. Whatever that might be is down to you.
    so you think my hand is sufficiently crappy that i'm allowed to choose whether to be employed?

    tbh i'm considered pretty unemployable, i've got another thread on my community job which is a charity case job i've been given and which i'm struggling into every day
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    so you think my hand is sufficiently crappy that i'm allowed to choose whether to be employed?

    tbh i'm considered pretty unemployable, i've got another thread on my community job which is a charity case job i've been given and which i'm struggling into every day
    I don't know the first thing about you so I couldn't say, you and the people around you are a better judge of that.
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    (Original post by SophieSmall)
    I don't know the first thing about you so I couldn't say, you and the people around you are a better judge of that.
    sorry my question was stupid. my ma thinks i'm pretty unemployable, and i do have a **** hand as you said. it's brutal.
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    (Original post by samharrison)
    sorry my question was stupid. my ma thinks i'm pretty unemployable, and i do have a **** hand as you said. it's brutal.
    All you can do is try your best.
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    Work hard to find anything that I can do properly and master it. I know a billion people with autism and schizophrenia who mastered specific things like mathematics or chess or even poker. Of course I know that's not the case for all autistic people, but certainly there is something that you do really well, right?
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    Mate find some actual friends who understand your conditions; get a job suited to your needs and have fun, play on your quirks a bit if you have to.
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    (Original post by samharrison)
    tractive job, and would have extreme difficulty holding mainstream employment and find it unpleasant, would you just accept it and be unemployed, try to focus on other things?
    This post is exactly what is wrong with society.

    Some of us gain degrees and have amazing jobs.
 
 
 
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