Pretending to Be Normal: Living with Asperger's Syndrome - Chapter 4, A Slow Walk Home Summary & Analysis

Liane Holliday Willey
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Chapter 4, A Slow Walk Home Summary and Analysis

By Liane's mid-twenties, she found herself between a bright college graduate and an off-beat lady talking to pigeons. She recognized her need to mask herself to others, such as not talking to herself in job interviews and to avoid odd dressing habits. She accepted that she had to follow social rules. After getting her MA, Liane moved to Houston, Texas and had no plan save to be near her future husband. Liane still felt that she could do anything she put her mind to. This was a naïve decision, although she found a job in two weeks as an instructor at the University of Houston.

Liane had many freedoms as a college teacher. Teaching was better than attending them with their structure and the spare time in between. The job was near...

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