It sounds like Asperger's could be a possibility. I'm a 19-year-old Aspie who just started her sophomore year of college. I DO hate change very, very much. I cannot tell you how many breakdowns I've had over the past few days because I don't have my old routine.
I get daily panic attacks- I'm having one right now, in fact. Like 9CatMom, my Asperger's is defined by my "special interests." I Love Lucy
is my biggest one, but not the one that I have to talk and talk about. No, that right now would be A Beautiful Mind
, as many others on here already know. A Beautiful Mind
is to me what Bannister is to 9CatMom.
When that comes into play, my Asperger's-ness just blossoms. I mean, I couldn't focus for two hours last night because I unexpectedly found two pictures from A Beautiful Mind
in my Abnormal Psych book.
This prompted me to exhibit much more Asperger's traits- I began talking to myself, laughing to myself, getting all excited and giddy, and needing to talk about the subject. I have a moderate case, so I don't have severe social deficits, so that's why I didn't really suspect Asperger's. I'm the Aspie who can make friends, but much prefers to be by herself. Too many people, especially peers, overstimulates me, so that's why I've been pretty bad lately- I have two classes with 90 people in them, something that shouldn't happen at a small college. Hell, last year for INTRO chem, there were only 40 people in a class, but now for organic, which is more specialized, there's 90?!
Anyway, I know how hard it is to deal with the stresses of high school work when you're an Aspie. You're not alone. Good luck, God bless, and if you have any questions, feel free to ask!