I’m not anti-social, I’m selectively social

Dream Walden

Sociable is not a word I would use to describe myself. It is a word I regard with distaste but I have a change of mind recently, after a visit to the Soi Dog Foundation in Phuket last month.  When we arrived at the shelter, it was 45 minutes till their next scheduled guided tour. While enquiring what we could do at the meantime, the staff at the shelter asked,

“Are you up for socialising with the cats?”

Upon hearing this, I had a wide grin on my face and replied, “Of course, this is the reason I’m here.” For once, the word socialising sounds like music to my ears. The guy at the shelter has given me a new perspective. I’ve always thought of myself as asocial, if not anti-social, but whoever said you must only socialise with your own kind? I love socialising, I’m just particularly selective about…

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Author: yarnandpencil

I'm a Christian on the autistic spectrum blogging about life and my art/craft practice.

10 thoughts on “I’m not anti-social, I’m selectively social”

    1. Since reading that post I keep thinking what a great job it would be to work in an animal sanctuary 🙂 Apart from barking dogs that is…that would hurt to much.
      Thanks so much for commenting and sharing your thoughts 🌼🌼🌼

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