The answer to this question is straightforward. Women who have Asperger’s are different, not in the core characteristics of the condition, but in how they react to it. Women tend to mask their social and communication difficulties in specific ways that are different from men. As a result, women are … [Read more...]
Articles About Asperger’s Syndrome
These articles cover the characteristics, causes and behaviors associated with Asperger’s Syndrome in adults.
“Dating is different when you get older. You’re not as trusting, or as eager to get back out there and expose yourself to someone.” Toni Braxton It’s true. With age and experience, it’s sometimes harder to “get back out there” and try the dating scene again. For many adults with Asperger’s even … [Read more...]
“Tom is so argumentative. Anytime we discuss a topic that is emotional, he disagrees with everything I say. He’ll insist he’s right, and when I try to reason with him he quickly gets annoyed, then shuts down. It’s one of the most frustrating parts of our relationship.” Communication problems of one … [Read more...]
Is love blind? If you are with a man who has Asperger’s syndrome, no doubt you’ve asked yourself this question often. What drew you to him? Why do you put up with his insensitivity, his peculiar interests, his focus on logic and reasoning rather than feelings and emotions, his strange conversational … [Read more...]
Do people with Asperger’s syndrome feel empathy for others? I have written about this question several times and my answer remains YES. Empathy is as much a part of having Asperger’s as it is for any normal person. It’s just harder to see. I raise this topic again for two reasons. Many people … [Read more...]