“Your love life is definitely not over.” A number of commenters were diagnosed with Asperger’s—or were dating someone who was.
Some said they found LGBT people to be more patient and open, since they knew what it meant to be “different.” But it helps if you have friends to lend a hand.
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“I also have Asperger’s and met a girl a few weeks ago,” one woman explained.
“I’m not very good at cues or gaydar so I just got lucky friends took me aside and told me ’she likes you, and she’s gay.
“I’m living testament that it happens,” wrote one man.For neurotypical people, romantic relationships proceed in a natural progression.People with Asperger syndrome may not pick up on the other person's body language or spoken language to know when the relationship is ripe to move to a deeper level of intimacy.Understanding how each person speaks and responds to intimacy is a two-way street.Words and actions that feel comfortable and pleasant for one person can completely be misinterpreted by the other.