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From an educational perspective, there are enormous implications that might make the difference between being helpful to a neurotypical partner in an HFA-neurotypical partnership and being not so helpful.
What may look like self-centeredness or even narcissism in your story is more likely to be your legitimate expression of not feeling heard by your HFA partner.
—you’re hit with something hurtful that takes the wind out of your sails.
There was no intent to abuse, but you are reeling just the same. Do you deny it because you understand it was not inflicted intentionally? These are two time-honored methods used by many of the individuals who come to my office for counseling regarding this aspect of their relationships.
She received her MSW from the University of Missouri in 2014.
This contrasts with the statistics of the general population where about 50 percent of adults are married.” Romantic relationships are not addressed in transitional support plans from childhood to adulthood.
Just because a person has autism doesn’t mean there is no desire for affection and intimacy.
There is a common misconception that people with an ASD are not interested in relationships or romance. While this population struggles with social skills and communication, this doesn’t equate with disinterest, even though the stress and sense of self-defeat may dissuade an autistic person from attempting romance.
In a study done by Toronto’s Redpath Centre , just 32.1 percent of people with autism had had a partner and only 9 percent were married.