What's everyone biggest sensory issues and describe how it makes you feel? I wanna know if I describe things the same way. Mine are velvet because it makes my bones itch and cooked squash/zucchini because it squeaks against my teeth like how a rubber ducky sounds.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
scissors cutting into most things, but ESPECIALLY paper. i also hate when my nails scrape onto most hard things like concrete or wood. it's like i can feel the sound of those, even if it's just a tiny sound. and it makes my jaw ache and my ears ring.
Certain sounds and pitches of noise, and static feedback
me too i absolutely hate velvet!! feels like all my nerve endings start firing off at 200%, i also can’t stand the texture of sand it feels like it’s scraping my skin away.
Other people’s emotions
So so overwhelming, I cannot focus on my own
I don't like the texture of beans :( It feels like I'm eating sand. I really want to like beans so I try every time it's offered. I can be pretty audio sensitive and if it's bad enough, my ears will ring with it like an alarm. It pierces through my entire body and makes me want to sprint.
for a while I’ve noticed that when I’m not watching TV, I hate when it’s just ON. like especially if I’m having a conversation with someone in or near that room. it’s frustrating because other people like background noise. but it’s either too loud or too distracting.
Lots of mushy foods especially potatoes, fries are fine unless they are to mushy. Loud noises (yelling, Music that isn't mine, cars, fire alarms/tornado alarms, children, babies crying/screaming)
omg same I hate velvet because of the texture. It just makes me cringe
Ohh I relate to a lot of these. I hate when my nails scrape on things, I hate the feel of ice and I really hate going into my freezer because of the way the ice feels. I love and hate cabbage because of the way it squeaks on my teeth but I love the taste. I also hate velvet. Any squeaking noise makes me cringe, it like grates on my bones.
I cant stand microfibre or really anything that's too soft/fluffy. It feels like knives or more specifically little sharp hooks going into my skin.
Auditory sensitivity is my big one when there’s a lot of noises going on I get so overwhelmed and it gets hard to breath sometimes
same, I hate when there’s too many noises at once. it’s like I can’t tune it out the way neurotypicals do.
I've got that problem too. I can't tune things out like most people and that gets me so overwhelmed
Washing dishes without gloves. I hate it.
I hate the texture of dry hands i use at-least 2 bottles a week due to it. A lot of sounds too!
Running water from a shower relaxes me, but running water for dishes makes me so upset.
There's a lot for us but food wise? Onions
water sucks. like showering is okay because my whole body is under water, but once I have to get out I get super itchy and irritable because I feel like I'm sweating so much ill never dry off
Gloves. They make my hands feel like they're trapped and I can't move them and too hot. Also depending on the texture of the different plastics, it can feel even worse than that.
I think mittens might bother me more, though, like if there are seams like socks have seams. I can’t handle any seams in general lol.
Rough textured food like meat was always my biggest sensory issue, it’s why I’m vegetarian now. I used to have huge meltdowns over steak and stuff
same, I only really ate chicken nuggets before going vegetarian. now the idea of any of it just grosses me out lol. it’s very much a texture thing 😬
electricity is a big one for me,, it's like it's going straight to my brain and frying it. Just a little buzz can overwhelm me so much it's lame. The feeling of being angry, because your body reacts physically, certain muscles tighten places get hotter, terribly terribly over stimulating to me. I also hate velvet and you've described it like how I would lol
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