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Author Simone, Rudy

Title 22 things a woman with Asperger's Syndrome wants her partner to know / Rudy Simone ; foreword by Tony Attwood ; illustrations by Emma Rios
Published London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012


Description 1 online resource (142 pages :) : illustrations
Contents 22 Things a Woman with Asperger's Syndrome Wants Her Partner to Know; Foreword by Tony Attwood, PhD; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. So, you want to date an Aspergirl?; 2. Try feeling this!; 3. She is not broken ... you don't need to fix her; 4. No wire hangers ... ever! Why she has control issues; 5. Everyone's a critic ... but she's better at it than you; 6. Break on through to the other side; 7. It might seem like her special interest is herself; 8. She only needs one friend ... and the winner is, you; 9. Don't be cruel to a heart that's true; 10. Home is where her heart is ... and her body much ofthe time
11. Even if you think of her as a woman, she might not12. Her name isn't Mommy ... no matter how much sheloves her child; 13. How to turn a hotbed into a hot bed; 14. Why soothing behaviors (formerly known asstimming) are good for her ... and you; 15. Jumping for joy ... or bouncing, or twirling; 16. Tongue-tied but not twisted ... just because she can'tverbalize her emotions, doesn't mean she doesn'thave them; 17. Depression--the enemy on our borders; 18. The mood swings ... do more than duck; 19. Trust--abuse it and lose it; 20. Is it obsession or is it love?; 21. You may find more in common as you get older
22. Asperger's is a reason, not a label, not an excuseLast Words; Glossary Of Terms; Bibliography And Other Resources; Blank Page
Summary Rudy Simone covers 22 common areas of confusion for someone dating a female with AS and includes advice from her own experience and from other partners in real relationships. She talks with humour and honesty about the quirks and sensitivities that you may come across when getting to know your partner. All the pivotal relationship landmarks are discussed, including the first date, sex, and even having children. This entertaining and easy-to-read book will be ideal for anyone dating, or in a relationship with, an AS female. Women with AS themselves, and their families and friends, will also enj
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Asperger's syndrome -- Patients -- Sexual behavior
Man-woman relationships -- Psychological aspects
Dating (Social customs)
Coping With Disability.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Illness.
Dating (Social customs)
Man-woman relationships -- Psychological aspects
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780857005861
Other Titles Twenty-two things a woman with Asperger's Syndrome wants her partner to know