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op21

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Hi

I have autism and feeling depressed I'm having anxieties and wanna talk
 
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Hi op21 Please let us know what is troubling you .Welcome to the forum you are amongst friends here, 😊
 
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op21

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I have support from social services for care support I'm 27 and feel depressed because I'm being helped to cook and clean but don't want any help I wanna struggle to do everything myself people don't respect this and try and persuade my decisions others to seek care support which I really don't want friends I enjoy socialising I feel I don't have my full potential I'm at university I want more intellectual stimulation and being pushed
 
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op21

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It's full support I have 12 hours a day in which I refuse lock me door I just wanna do everything myself and allow me to struggle my self and stop trying to interfere thinking me nice but watching me struggle or leaving me to struggle with cooking and cleaning and not helping me I'm happier about
 
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It's full support I have 12 hours a day in which I refuse lock me door I just wanna do everything myself and allow me to struggle my self and stop trying to interfere thinking me nice but watching me struggle or leaving me to struggle with cooking and cleaning and not helping me I'm happier about
if they're giving you that help it's because you need it :hug:
 
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op21

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I feel I don't need it it's being provided because of the type of accommodation i live in residential care and I wanna move out and authority being very difficult and it's my right to need support but also be entitled to not have the support and struggle for myself
 
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Hi op21 I have read your post with interest. Being at a uni I am surprised you are short of intellectual stimulation,have you been there long.Why do you think social services are helping you with your chores ,maybe you can convince them you can manage on your own.I know how depression works and how hard it can be to overcome it.all you can do is keep on the best you can manage,Tomorrow might be better?😊
 
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op21

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Social services won't help me move because I'm funded out of area I don't engage with my support it's my choice because I like my freedom and independence I'm more than capable to cook and tidy At uni I find the work really boring slow and not demanding I wanna read more books to challenge myself instead I do watch Netflix as pleasure through the night but instead I wanna swap Netflix to read demanding books to challenge myself
 
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