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Author Bentley, Katrin, 1960-

Title Alone together : making an Asperger marriage work / Katrin Bentley ; foreword by Tony Attwood
Published London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2007


Description 1 online resource (128 pages)
Contents Becoming aware of Asperger's syndrome -- Meeting the handsome stranger -- The wedding -- The first real argument -- Travelling to Australia : the white board -- The honeymoon -- Sexuality, intimacy, and love -- Making friends -- Starting a family -- Babies and new mothers are unpredictable! -- Arguments need to be resolved -- A family requires teamwork -- The girlfriend -- Dealing with sickness -- The car accident (dizzy spells can be fatal) -- Being there in body but not soul -- The energy theory (a possible explanation for tantrums!) -- Bringing up champions (how to handle criticism!) -- A good day turns bad in a matter of seconds (how we fix arguments) -- How a diagnosis helps -- Our life today
Summary 'A really honest and accurate account of what it is like living in a relationship with a man who is affected by Asperger syndrome. There will be something in this book for any one living in such a relationship and it will provide an invaluable guide to professionals who wish to develop their understanding of Asperger relationships. Katrin describes very honestly both the ups and downs of living with her husband Gavin and shows the difference that awareness, understanding and commitment can m
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Bentley, Gavin
Bentley, Katrin, 1960-
Bentley, Gavin.
Bentley, Katrin, 1960-
Asperger's syndrome -- Patients -- Biography
Asperger's syndrome -- Patients -- Family relationships
People with mental disabilities -- Marriage.
Counselling & Advice Services.
Coping With Disability.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Social Scientists & Psychologists.
Asperger's syndrome -- Patients.
Asperger's syndrome -- Patients -- Family relationships.
People with mental disabilities -- Marriage.
Genre/Form collective biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781435602786