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Cwaller0874
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My biggest trigger is “well…are you going to answer” to any question that I am trying to form a cohesive response to. My SO and my family do not understand that an immediate answer may not always be a cohesive answer, or that my impulsivity may not allow me to respond immediately with an answer that will not start an argument, because I did not realize the way I mean things and the way I say them are not always aligned.
I pause sometimes mid sentence to allow my head and my mouth to catch up to one another….and I get greeted with this and it will never not produce any result than me shutting down entirely or making my head spin because I lose all train of thought.