22 Things a Woman Must Know If She Loves a Man with Asperger's Syndrome

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Although having Asperger Syndrome (AS) can make romantic relations difficult, having a fulfilling relationship with an Asperger man is certainly not impossible. A woman in love with a man with AS may interpret his difficulties with communication and socialization as a lack of interest in the relationship. He may vacillate between being gentle and caring to seeming cold and distant. She may find his behaviour hard to understand, resulting in feelings of loneliness, isolation, and confusion. This book shows how to overcome these difficulties and maintain a loving relationship with an AS partner.

From an unwillingness to show affection in public or even sleep in the same bed to problems holding down a job, this book looks at 22 common traits that women may discover when they are dating, living with or married to a man with Asperger's Syndrome. Rudy Simone explores the complications of Asperger's relationships with honesty and understanding, drawing on research and personal experience to inform and advise women with AS partners. She offers helpful tips for improving the relationship and finding fulfillment both individually and as a couple.

This book will help women to understand the male Asperger's mind and, equally, it can help men with AS to see things from their partner's perspective. It will also be of interest to counsellors working with couples where the male partner has Asperger's Syndrome.

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About the author

Rudy Simone is a writer and Asperger's Syndrome educator who lives in Western New York.
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Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Published on
May 15, 2009
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Pages
112
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ISBN
9781846429453
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Language
English
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Genres
Family & Relationships / Autism Spectrum Disorders
Family & Relationships / Marriage & Long-Term Relationships
Health & Fitness / Physical Impairments
Psychology / General
Social Science / Sociology / Marriage & Family
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