Autism and Relationships Part 2 – when both people have autism

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In a previous article relationships between autistic people and neuro-typical people was discussed. But what about relationships between two people who are both on the autistic spectrum? There are obviously benefits to two people with autism being in a relationship, but there can also be difficulties. These can be different Read More

Autism and Relationships, Part One — Autistic people and neuro-typical people

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The basis of any relationship, whoever it is between, is to a have some level of ‘give and take’; each person has to be understanding, and respectful of the other one`s needs. This becomes harder when autism is involved because often neuro-typical people don’t understand the wants and needs of Read More

The world of dating and relationships

A common thread among adults with Asperger’s is difficulty creating and maintaining meaningful romantic relationships, particularly with those considered neuro-typical (NT). Some “experts” even claim that “true” people with Aspergers do not desire and are incapable of romantic relations. However, research disagrees. Relationships for Aspergians simply require more work, knowledge, and understanding. Meeting a new Read More