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I've just got a girlfriend and I have tactile defensiveness and I don't really know how to start hugging her. We just take it slow and she asks if it's okay to touch me before touching me. Also deep pressure is better than light touch. I really want to see if anyone has better advice than me, cause ...
- Fri Nov 01, 2013 10:50 pm
- Forum: Transport
- Topic: Can dyspraxic people drive manual cars
- Replies: 19
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I passed first time last February after 17 months of lessons (11 in a car park!), leant in a manual. I did write in another post the things I found helpful when learning, here's a link http://www.dyspraxicadults.org.uk/forum ... =13&t=3048
Long time no post! But, I've just met this girl in red cross who is really nice, and I got a first date and now a second one! We've known each other for almost a month and she reallh likes me and I really like her too. I've explained about dyspraxia and tactile defensiveness and she's really support...
- Thu Sep 19, 2013 4:44 pm
- Forum: Relationships
- Topic: Any single dyspraxic peeps!!!
- Replies: 54
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ArcticRose wrote:19 year old woman in Canterbury im a university student but an old soul. I struggle with strangers and relationships both friendly and romantic and have very limited experience on the romantic ones. Any men close by?
I live near canters too!
- Mon Jun 03, 2013 5:02 pm
- Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
- Topic: My dyspraxic sister constantly turns the central heating off
- Replies: 7
- Views: 1639
I hate hot rooms, so in my own room I have the window open, as long as the door is shut. Therefore if it's too hot in the house I retreat back to my room so that it's the right temperature again.
- Sun Apr 07, 2013 6:25 am
- Forum: Day-to-day living
- Topic: You know you're dyspraxic when
- Replies: 395
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When your on dofe and you trip onto a stone in the campfire, you try to grab your mates arm, but instead grab his balls and still faceplant very near to a hot fire!
I also have a teddy, which is very dear to me. Recently I've been dealing with a lot of stress. I'm in my school shooting team and we've got a big shoot coming up against the old boys. I normally hit the target, miss, then keep missing more and more and end up crying. Is there any good ways people k...
- Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:48 pm
- Forum: The Lounge
- Topic: anyone into walking hiking camping
- Replies: 8
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I'm currently doing my Gold, I love hiking you can get away from all the noise and problems of life and just relax with your mates! And if you prepare well there's not much pain, so you can just enjoy the scenery!
- Fri Mar 01, 2013 8:01 pm
- Forum: Transport
- Topic: % of dyspraxics who can drive
- Replies: 29
- Views: 14368
I passed my test last week after 15 months of lessons!!! I spent 11 months in a car park, but practice does make perfect- or so they say! The hardest part is judging gaps and speed of traffic, but hopefully I'll get used to it…
My friend and I are in the school musical, we're both dyspraxic and we enjoy singing. We thought at first it would just be singing, then came dancing - we've had a laugh so who cares. Then in the dancing came holding hands, then hugs - pushing it. Now they, want us to KISS our partner, my friend and...