Someone took HIS parking space.
This isn’t new behavior for Tom; he’s done this all of this life and he’s gotten fired, divorced and in legal trouble for it.
What’s his problem? Tom has a regulatory disorder. And, this is the adult version. He struggles to regulate his states of arousal.
When he was an infant, Tom didn’t sleep, had colic and trouble soothing himself. The slightest noise, touch, scratchy clothing and bright lights put him in a tailspin.
He was an irritable child and teen, so it was hard to like him.
Tom is “all or nothing” and he’s exhausting.
If Tom understood that he has regulatory and sensory issues, he could learn to cope.
And yes, adults can have sensory issues, so consult with a neurologist, occupational therapist or a psychiatrist to get answers.
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