The former Bachelor star Demi Burnett, 27, revealed to her fans that she had been diagnosed with autism.

Burnett made the disclosure in an Instagram post over the weekend, where she shared a photograph of herself alongside an explanation of the disorder.

“Maybe a trigger warning I don’t know but heads up. I did a psychological evaluation and I’m autistic,” Burnett began the caption of her post. “There is a huge stigma when it comes to autism. I encourage you to be open-minded and accepting.”

“I will share more on my story of my evaluation and how I got to this point and all of my pain and struggles along the way,” the reality star added. “I want to make sure anyone who is/was feeling like me can know you really aren’t alone. It can get better! And most importantly it isn’t your fault.”

According to the American Autism Association, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that causes communication, social, verbal, and motor skills issues.

The reality TV personality has always been transparent with her mental health. Last month in a since-deleted Instagram post, she opened up about experiencing emotional breakdowns “every few hours.” She revealed that she was trying to stay sober while getting help from mental health professionals.

“This is gonna be the hardest thing to ever post and I’m so embarrassed but imma be real. My ego is livid. Happy New Year this is me 24/7 I’m not doing anything to envy I’m not ‘happy’ I’m not social,” Burnett wrote in the post. “I’m constantly thinking and crying and trying to figure everything out. Countless hours blaming myself for everything that’s caused pain…I’m feeling pretty s**t/overwhelmed most of the time. But I know I am growing even if it hurts, it is worth it.”

Burnett then shared an update weeks later, showing that she was “doing better” after getting professional help.

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