But if you focus on the positive aspects, it could make him the ideal husband Is your other half more likely to remember the score of the FA Cup final 12 years ago than he is to buy a present for your child’s birthday?
Does he pick the exact moment when you’re trying to unpack the food shopping, feed the children and let the dog out, all at once, to ask why his navy argyle socks are not in the drawer?
Men with (suspected) Asperger’s are everywhere – in the highest offices of power and at the top of the most influential companies.
George Osborne was accused of having AS because of his ability to retain random facts (at the expense of seeing the bigger picture, was the suggestion) – and he swiftly retorted that the journalist who said this must be confusing him with Gordon Brown, a man of limited social skills.
My question is, would it be ok to have sex with him, but not plan on long term.
As your interest do not match with his so it would be difficult in long run.
If his behaviour seems inexplicable – and, frankly, infuriating – then you’ll be relieved to hear that there may be a good explanation for it: Asperger’s syndrome (AS).
For those not familiar with AS, it is a mild autistic spectrum disorder, where those afflicted can lead ‘normal’ lives, but behave in a way that is rigid and lacking in sensitivity, living up to male stereotyping – in spades.
Still, as a nineteen-year-old, newly at University, I could for the first time in my life “pass” for normal, or neurotypical.Just the other day, my social worker at a recreational program I attend asked me if I wanted dating support.I went off on a long and vague tangent before stopping, staring at her, and admitting, “Honestly, I’m not even sure what dating is!We were lying on a bed in a University dorm, a girl and boy who at nineteen were taking our first tentative steps into the world of relationships. It meant that while I was bright, and loved reading and chatting, I struggled desperately to read social signals. Sure, you’re a little socially awkward, but you know what, that’s adorable.” I let it go.