Aspergers in Love

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AUTHOR
Maxine Aston, Christopher Slater-Walker (Foreword by), Gisela Slater-Walker (Foreword by)
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8,1 MB
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Aspergers in Love.pdf
ISBN
6343569878264

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Asperger syndrome (AS) has often been considered to be incompatible with love and relationships, but as the number of people who are diagnosed with the disorder increases, it is becoming apparent that people with AS can and do have full and intimate relationships. Comparing and contrasting both AS and non-AS partners' viewpoints, this book frankly examines the fundamental aspects of relationships that are often complicated by the disorder. With all findings illustrated with case examples taken from interviews conducted with couples, the author tackles issues such as attraction, trust, communication, sex and intimacy, and parenting. Drawing on her extensive research and established career as a Relate counsellor, Maxine Aston has produced a much-needed analysis of intimate relationships where one adult has AS and this book is a must for all those with AS and their partners, as well as for friends, family and counsellors.

Yet remember that aggression, compulsive behavior and hyperactivity are symptoms of the condition and are outside of their control. Asperger syndrome (AS) has often been considered to be incompatible with love and relationships, but as the number of people who are diagnosed with the disorder increases, it is becoming apparent that people with AS can and do have full and intimate relationships. Comparing and contrasting both AS and non-AS partners' viewpoints, this book frankly examines the fundamental aspects of ... Aspergers in Love focuses the reader's attention on an important set of issues relating to intimate relationships and disability, and offers promise for therapeutic approaches that target the needs of these individuals throughout the lifespan.

People with Aspergers might be more factual than normal. Asperger syndrome (AS) has often been considered to be incompatible with love and relationships, but as the number of people who are diagnosed with the disorder increases, it is becoming apparent that people with AS can and do have full and intimate relationships. Tony Atwood, (2008), points out that people with Asperger's Syndrome often do not understand why it is important for neurotypical people to express love and affection. One reason is that a common characteristic of Asperger's is extreme sensitivity to touch.

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