It’s especially worse if they aren’t actually diagnosed with it yet, which means that they aren’t even aware that they’re different, and unless you are a qualified professional, you have no business playing psychologist for them and lampshading their difference. Every single time I would mention that she’s an aspie, Princess would promptly punch my arm or scratch me.
That’s how she copes with it, and soon enough, I knew better than to bring it up.
Because you know that I'll say anything, too, but sometimes, I make you cringe. And both sex and work are governed by a set of rules that many people are able to learn just by being in the world.
Asperger Syndrome compromises one's ability to read nonverbal social cues.
Seven months later, I got into a new relationship, and I told her about it. This doesn’t mean they don’t love you enough: it is what it is.
I learned pretty early on to not take it against her when she completely ignores me during a convention.For the sake of her privacy, let’s call her Princess.Because that’s what she is, as far as I’m concerned.It just means they have to understand what is sweet and romantic, and why it is, through patient explanation and reasoning. When Princess and I broke up, there was no drama involved. You didn’t open your mouth.”Aspies tend to have certain interests that they hyperfocus on.This sometimes leads to strange but amusing results. We went back to being friends right away, and little changed between us. Some aspies end up being classified as geniuses because of this, but it also means that this kind of hyperfocus comes at the expense of a lot of other things. An aspie who hyperfocuses can and will neglect you, even if they do care about you.