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Blabbering Problem

Discussion in 'General Autism Discussion' started by YoungInnovation, Feb 17, 2017.

  1. YoungInnovation

    YoungInnovation New Member

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    Hey everyone,

    How's it going? Today I had something on my mind that I felt like sharing with you guys. I feel that I have a blabbering problem. You see, I feel that there are mainly two sides to me ; a serious side and a goofy side. The serious side thinks things though and usually tries to predict multiple outcomes of everything that I might say before I say it. Ironically, when I am in serious mode, I talk less and listen more. Then there is the goofy side. The goofy side of me rambles on and on about random topics and has no point in conversation except to just talk and be heard. At first, I felt that this was just a problem with maturity but now at 27 years of age I realize that this may be something deeper. Usually, when I start to blabber I get really excited and I cannot control what I say and how long I am saying it. Usually after I calm down, I realize that I have made an idiot of myself and feel embarrassed about the whole situation and how childish I acted. The strange thing is, when I get in this excited goofy mode, I usually cannot even hear my own thoughts. Like I am losing touch with reality for a short period of time. When I am in serious mode, it's like there is this other voice guiding me, telling me what do, and giving me great advice on how to solve anything that might come my way. Just putting this out there to see if anyone else on this forum has experienced similar feelings in social situations. Thank you for your time.
     
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  2. Full Steam

    Full Steam Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I can relate a lot to that.

    Ive calmed down a lot now, and the silly episodes are not as full on, but I still get the same feeling. Mostly when I've had a drink now.

    If I had to guess why, I'd think it was to do with bouncing high and low neurotransmitters. I've just had my genes tested and I have mutations that cause serotonin and dopamine to fluctuate.

    Maybe a bit bi-polar-esque.
     
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  3. ksheehan88

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    Yeah I do this, and always feel like a twat afterwards.
     
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  4. Full Steam

    Full Steam Well-Known Member

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    Me too, and coupled with a memory that can play back scenes exactly decades later I seem to have a back catalogue of F ups ready for revival at any time.
     
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  5. xudo

    xudo Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Me too, exactly the same.

    Yeah, the brain is a ridiculous thing some times. "Oh hey, I see you're feeling pretty good. How about we remember that thing you said from 15 years ago that made you feel like a total d**k?" :rolleyes:
     
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    I hope you do not mind that I found this post so funny I actually burst out on a real, audible laugh. I cannot add anything to this post because it's perfect!!!
     
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  7. toothless

    toothless autism & ID activist V.I.P Member

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    so,let me get this younginnovation-you are saying you waffle on alot?
    i waffle on when it comes to typing,because i cant 'self edit' ,ive never seen it as a maturity thing at all.
     
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  8. Bolletje

    Bolletje Well-Known Member

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    I get incredibly talkative when I'm excited or happy. I crank up the tempo and just keep on talking like an energizer bunny on amphetamines. Sometimes I catch myself doing this, other times my friends just tap me on the arm and tell me to shut up for a bit because I'm annoying. (It's okay, I trained them to do that, it's feedback for me and prevents me from making a total ass of myself :D)
     
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  9. Full Steam

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    Good analogy.

    I've felt like that before and have had occasions when the batteries have run out suddenly, mid-monologue and I just stop and look around at a bunch of people staring at me with their mouths open.

    Mumble mumble.
    Exit stage left.
     
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  10. jbalka

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    I monologue constantly.... My favorite type of conversation is "trading monologues" with people. I also go off on 10 million side tangents and then get back to my main point, which I then repeat a thousand more times.
     
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  11. orphan

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    I do that too...
    If I find someone looking at me sideways, I tell them it's not talking to myself. It's Shakespeare. Soliloquy.
     
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