Are You Afraid to Face the Truth You Have a Child With Autism?

The truth is you have a child with autism. Autism spectrum disorder. That is a big word and a complex disorder to be dealt with. Your emotions are damaged and you are struggling with the question, it is not true. It cannot be the truth. You keep thinking it is not true. It is not true. Those are the words and you are trying to believe because you are afraid to face the truth.

You keep thinking it is not true over and over again these thoughts are going through your mind, again and again. You are battling the truth. You are crushed, lost, in disbelief, full of fear and afraid to face the truth, your child is autistic. You are struggling to believe the truth is not the truth.

I know for a fact, the truth hurts when you have to deal and face a huge leap to accept something you must come to grips with that is shocking and you do not want to accept it. The hurts you feel, about how to face the truth are swept under the rug in an attempt to make them go away, so you do not have to face them.

You are afraid of being rejected, misunderstood, or unloved by those you care about or that they might have a different opinion of you, if they really knew the truth, so you choose to become afraid. Afraid with fear to face the truth that you have a child with autism.

You want to try to solve the issue of being in fear because your child has autism spectrum disorder (autism). Share yourself and your feelings of fear of not accepting the truth, that your child is autistic, with someone else who you have common ground interests that are the same as you have. Remember, to use wisdom. Choose someone you know and can trust. One more thing. Be sure by sharing your fear of not being able to face the truth, that you have a child who is autistic, you do not put your burden on the shoulder of the other individual. Respect that person as you would want he or she to respect you.

As parent(s), caregiver(s), you must assume some responsibilities. You might be trapped in denial, afraid of what might happen if others find out the truth you are afraid to face. As long as you deny the reality, you will never be free from the fear of facing the truth. This could lead into other problem areas.

I have learned through my experience, that you are not able to set yourself free from a problem until you are willing to admit you have one. The best thing to do, is to admit you have a child who is autistic and you need some help and guidance to better understand the disorder to gain updated knowledge.

It is wise to remember, even though you have fear of not facing the truth about your child, you have no excuse for allowing the fear to persist, grow and even take control over your entire life.

You must take the initiative to take positive steps to change things in your belief system, so you can become strong to face the fear of not facing the truth about your child being autistic. This takes time and it probably will not happen over night. Once you admit your fear of the truth, then face it. Slowly the fear will disappear. This will be the beginning of a happier life!

So admit what you need, ask for help, let your softness show. Asking for help, whether you get it or not, breaks the hardness that builds in your world with an autistic child. You will be able to face the truth that your child is what he or she is and you will dissolve your fear of facing the truth.

It is not about getting what you need, but about admitting, mostly to yourself, that you do have needs. Talk about your fear of being afraid to face the truth that you have a child with autism. When you ask for help, you will learn to advance and grow with new knowledge that will enable you to face the truth and your fear of not facing the truth will be easier.

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This article was published on 19 Aug 2010 and has been viewed 317 times
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