How to prepare for your autistic coming out?

Mathieu Belleville-Douelle
6 min readMay 2, 2024
Photo by Priscilla Du Preez 🇨🇦 on Unsplash

When I learned, as an adult, that I had an autism spectrum disorder, my life was completely turned upside down. I wasn’t at all devastated; on the contrary, it was a revelation! All of a sudden, I had been given a new perspective on my own life. I was re-reading my past from a new angle. I realized that much of the social violence I had experienced could have been avoided. My awkwardness was suddenly explained…

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Mathieu Belleville-Douelle

I love writing, words and ideas. I always want to learn and explore new fields. Committed to my values, I struggle with my inner contradictions.