Dating a pretentious man
If someone told me they had Asperger’s now, I would run in the opposite direction.” ‘m 12 months out from a 9 month marriage to a man diagnosed with AS (diagnosed after our marriage).
Some partners have explained that they never saw the real person before they were married, and after their wedding day, the person abandoned the persona that was previously so attractive.”“We dated for a year, a period of time that, in some ways, felt like a twelve-month-long audition. We got engaged, and still I did everything I could to impress her, because, as I understood it, that’s what a person did when they landed themselves a fiancée.
A diagnosis of AS includes social impairments, such as: Many incorrectly believe that those with AS—considered a “high-functioning” Autism Spectrum Disorder—have a mild disability and need next to nothing in the way of support.
The fact is that people with “high functioning” Autism Spectrum Disorders are often quite severely disabled.
Why should you know how to spot a man who has Asperger’s Syndrome? Yet, autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), which include Asperger’s Syndrome (AS), are all about communication challenges and lack of emotional understanding.
People with Asperger’s syndrome do not possess “Theory of Mind” abilities, which means they aren’t able to recognize and understand the thoughts, beliefs, desires and intentions of other people in order to make sense of their behavior.(Myths and Truths) Asperger Syndrome is demonstrated by deficits in communication, social skills and reciprocity of feelings.