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A list of quotes explaining what it’s like to have a meltdown.


People On The Autism Spectrum Explain What a Meltdown Feels Like.

“It feels like my bread is imploding.”

“It’s like I’m spinning out of control – no ground, no air, no sky, just me and fear.”

“I lose complete control of my ability to regulate my emotions.”

“It’s like an out-of-body episode. I lose my ability to process, and can only feel. And I feel everything.”

“It’s very intense and a build-up of extreme emotions all coming out at once.”


Originally published: May 11, 2017
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