22 Things a Woman with Asperger's Syndrome Wants Her Partner to Know

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Rudy Simone covers 22 of the most significant' topics for someone: elating a female with Asperger's syndrome (AS) and includes advice from her own experience and from oilier partners in real relationships. Ideal for anyone dating or in a relationship with an AS female, women with AS (as well as their families and friends) will also find the book valuable.

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Overview

Rudy Simone covers 22 of the most significant' topics for someone: elating a female with Asperger's syndrome (AS) and includes advice from her own experience and from oilier partners in real relationships. Ideal for anyone dating or in a relationship with an AS female, women with AS (as well as their families and friends) will also find the book valuable.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781849058834
  • Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Limited
  • Publication date: 4/15/2012
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 307,558
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Tony Attwood 7

Acknowledgements 13

Introduction 15

1 So, you want to date an Aspergirl? 19

2 Try feeling this! 25

3 She is not broken...you don't need to fix her 31

4 No wire hangers...ever! Why she has control issues 37

5 Everyone's a critic...but she's better at it than you 43

6 Break on through to the other side 49

7 It might seem like her special interest is herself 53

8 She only needs one friend...and the winner is, you! 57

9 Don't be cruel to a heart that's true 63

10 Home is where her heart is...and her body much of the time 69

11 Even if you think of her as a woman, she might not 75

12 Her name isn't Mommy...no matter how much she loves her child 79

13 How to turn a hotbed into a hot bed 85

14 Why soothing behaviors (formerly known as stimming) are good for her...and you 91

15 Jumping for joy...or bouncing, or twirling 97

16 Tongue-tied but not twisted...just because she can't verbalize her emotions, doesn't mean she doesn't have them 101

17 Depression—the enemy on our borders 107

18 The mood swings...do more than duck 113

19 Trust—abuse it and lose it 119

20 Is it obsession or is it love? 123

21 You may find more in common as you get older 129

22 Asperger's is a reason, not a label, not an excuse 133

Last words 137

Glossary of terms 139

Bibliography and, other resources 141

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