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5 Tips for Loving Someone with Asperger’s Syndrome

posted 31 May 2012, 08:00 by Jan Szafranski   [ updated 4 Jun 2012, 05:09 ]
5 Tips for Loving Someone with Aspergers Syndrome
All romantic relationships have challenges and require some work. Being in a relationship with someone who has Asperger’s syndrome (AS) can create an additional challenge, according to psychologist Cindy Ariel, Ph.D, in her valuable book, 'Loving Someone with Asperger’s Syndrome'.

"That’s because you and your partner think and feel very differently", she says. "And that leaves a lot of room for misunderstanding and miscommunication."

In her book, Ariel provides wise advice and practical exercises to help you improve your relationship and overcome common obstacles. (She suggests keeping a journal to record your responses.) Here are five ideas you might find helpful.