Psychology Blog

Lonely, hurt, angry, sad, misunderstood, isolated, desperate. These are common feelings in couples where one or both spouses have Asperger’s. The reason is simple. Asperger’s affects a person’s ability to read and understand the thoughts, feelings, and intentions of others. … Read more

I shut down. I can’t think. I don’t know what to say or how to respond. It happens nearly every time I talk to people. John F … then I no longer feel in control. I speak so quickly that … Read more

Empathy is the experience of understanding another person’s thoughts, feelings, and condition from their point of view, rather than from your own. There is a commonly held belief that adults with Asperger’s lack empathy and cannot understand emotion. In an … Read more

Recently, I asked my blog readers for their suggestions on how adults with Asperger’s can change how they think, feel and behave. A large number of people responded, many with stories of their personal attempts to change, others with general … Read more

Shortly after completing my book, Adult Asperger’s Syndrome: The Essential Guide, I turned my attention to a new project – explaining how to assess and diagnosis Asperger’s in adults. It wasn’t too long into researching this topic, however, that I … Read more

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