By Maxine C. Aston
Asperger Syndrome (AS) has frequently been thought of to be incompatible with love and relationships, yet because the variety of diagnoses raises, it truly is turning into obvious that individuals with AS can and do have complete and intimate relationships. Maxine Aston frankly examines the elemental features of relationships which are frequently advanced via the affliction. Illustrated with real-life examples, the publication tackles concerns reminiscent of charm, belief, communique, intimacy and parenting and encompasses a part on commonly asked questions, making it a needs to for all people with AS and their companions, in addition to for acquaintances, relatives and counselors.
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The AS women gave quite similar answers on the subject of trust. On the whole they trusted their partners; the only area where they expressed any doubts was in the faithfulness of their partners, which was the biggest difference between the AS women and NT women. Nearly all were in some ways suspicious of their partner, although one AS woman said her partner, who also had AS, did not have the skills or ability to be unfaithful to her. Her trust for him was based on this, rather than the knowledge that he wanted to be faithful.
He said he was going to watch TV for a while and then come up. A little later he came upstairs, got into bed, turned the light out and went to sleep. Quite soon afterwards explosions downstairs awakened them. Despite feeling ill she flew out of bed and ran downstairs into the kitchen. There on the cooker was a black saucepan expelling thick gray smoke. The entire kitchen was splattered in bits of very hard-boiled eggs. He had put his eggs on to boil for his sandwiches, thinking he would save time in the morning, forgotten and then gone to bed.
At this his wife was even more hurt; she was by no means an unintelligent woman! I asked him to explain further and he said she could not understand the subjects he wished to talk about and found some of her responses an insult to the nature of the work he was involved in. I asked why he could not enter into dialogue with her on a subject she was conversant with. ’ This man was only seeing things from his perspective and, although he said he was not aiming to be cruel or unkind to his wife, this was without doubt the way his message came across.