But I didn't know. Because, so often, I hadn't actually done what they assumed I had.
We are very unlikely to be implying anything.
We are very likely to mean precisely what we say, nothing else.
I'm tired of knowing so many autistic people don't talk because they know their words will, sooner more likely than later, be twisted from regular honesty into something unpleasant.
And knowing that I will never live in a world where that is the norm.
And I'm tired of the world making it logical to believe the former.
I'm tired of being tired.