If someone told me they had Asperger’s now, I would run in the opposite direction.” ‘m 12 months out from a 9 month marriage to a man diagnosed with AS (diagnosed after our marriage).
I learnt the hard way what Asperger Syndrome was.” Asperger´s Syndrome (AS) is one of the autism spectrum disorders.
Affected individuals display considerably impaired capacity for social interaction and communication.
(Myths and Truths) Asperger Syndrome is demonstrated by deficits in communication, social skills and reciprocity of feelings.
The person with AS is unaware of what their loved ones think or feel, and even when told, he can only see things from his point of view.
With limited empathy for others, connecting with a loved one is extremely difficult, so those with Asperger Syndrome go through life focused on their own needs and wants and often miss what is going on with others.
here is zero desire to hear the other person’s perspective.Men with Asperger’s may not disclose their disorder to you. They are unable to understand that it will cause significant problems for you and for the relationship, so they see no reason to tell you.There are many classes, coaching programs and websites that offer training to help them act like a neurotypical (NT, or “normal”) man.And it’s all making me sick.” As individuals with AS age, most develop a wide variety of coping skills and discover ways to mask their behavioral traits so that under many circumstances they can “pass for normal.” You must be very astute to pick up on clues of AS in the beginning of a relationship. Find a healthy and well functioning partner or live with a dog.Men with AS need—and often have been given—explicit instructions to ask you how your day was, to send you flowers, to send flirty or loving text messages every morning, to hold your hand when you walk down the street, to avoid giving monologues on their “special interest,” etc. Life will be far more rewarding.” dated someone who had Asperger’s syndrome and it led to me having a breakdown and suffering from severe depression.A diagnosis of AS includes social impairments, such as: Many incorrectly believe that those with AS—considered a “high-functioning” Autism Spectrum Disorder—have a mild disability and need next to nothing in the way of support.