Executive Function Differences and Difficulties in Autistic Individuals

Hey everybody, Ultimate Oddball here. Today I’m going to talk about executive function difficulties among autistic people. Many autistic people experience differences from non-autistic people in this area. Executive function consists of the mental skills and abilities that allow people to begin, work on, and finish activities. It affects planning and organization, memory, thinking and…

Why Touch Matters so Much in Love

We live in an age increasingly prepared to see hurtful aspects lurking within many apparently so-called minor situations, and ready to lend greater public acknowledgement to what had previously been merely private pains. It is in this context that we should give due recognition to a truly grave hurt that can unfold, within established relationships,…

How to Cope With an Avoidant Partner

There are, for many of us, few people as attractive as the avoidant; the sort that are permanently a little mysterious; who don’t speak so much; around whom one never quite knows where one is; in whose eyes there is a faraway look, and perhaps a certain melancholy too; in whose hearts we intuit a…

How To Choose A Partner Wisely

How do we choose the people we fall in love with? In the modern world, under the ideology of ‘Romanticism’ you’re meant above all, to Trust Your Feelings! Love is a mutual ecstasy at finding a beautiful person, inside and out, with the rare capacity, to make us happy. The romantic attitude sounds warm and…

The Challenges of Anxious-Avoidant Relationships

There are so many ways to be unhappy in love, but one kind which modern psychology has given particular attention to are relationships, very high in number, in which one of the parties is defined as avoidant in their attachment patterns – and the other as anxious. Attachment Theory is the term given to a…