Dating someone with mild autism

Published: 16.05.2017

I would, like said before it depends on how severe it is but yes I would date an autistic guy. All text shared under a Creative Commons License. Had my first one since September 22nd last wednesday.

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He misses social cues and social rules like if you need to talk during a movie you use a hushed voice but he isn't withdrawn or introverted. Your name or email address: Aspies can be very very into thier love interests, and we can take breakups extremely hard.

On the outside it was really good.

Nobody saw it coming. I would remind myself of that as finding time to chat became more difficult and I felt insecurity creeping over me.

A proper diagnosis could give you a useful framework for understanding your issues and would also make it easier to explain the way you operate to any potential partners. Paul had told me that he viewed phone, email, text, and IM communication to be on the same level, that he felt just as connected to me virtually — by getting a text or having an IM conversation — as he did by hearing my voice over the phone.

They make sure to keep up their Snapstreaks, which show how many days in a row they have Snapchatted with each other.

Dating tips for those on the autism spectrum

Would you rather date a girl without makeup but very insecure or a girl wearing a bit of makeup and fully confident? Your boyfriend might have some very specific challenges that other autistic people do not have. But I did expect to get one. You should plan on spelling things out for him. Think I will start dealing with this relationship a little differently now

    1. Tom_Konor - 27.05.2017 in 21:44

      Some of my happiness is dependent on those needs being respected by the people in my life. What would you say are the challenges that you have because of your autism?

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