Glad I'm Not the Only One

July 29th, 2010

Apparently I’m not the only person who hates talking on the phone: I had more response to my previous post than any other I’ve written.  I guess I touched a nerve.  Who knew?  I thought my phone-loathing came out of my own personal agoraphobic, anti-social issues, but apparently a healthy majority of us resent the intrusiveness of a phone ring.

I’m wondering what other things that plague me might be more universal than I ever thought before.  I mean, obviously there are universals (unless you know someone who LOVES being stuck in traffic), but I want to think more about what weird phobias and issues I might have in common with all my readers.

Like . . . anyone else hate going out at night?  I’d rather be in jammies watching a TiVo’ed show than go almost anywhere, including fancy elegant soirees.  Especially fancy elegant soirees.  Anyone else?

I’ll keep fishing.

Meanwhile, for those who are interested in the Me who Writes about Autism sometimes, check out my interview with the very nice and talented Hartley Steiner on her blog today.

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