George Osborne was accused of having AS because of his ability to retain random facts (at the expense of seeing the bigger picture, was the suggestion) – and he swiftly retorted that the journalist who said this must be confusing him with Gordon Brown, a man of limited social skills.During the last US presidential election, both candidates, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, had the term thrown at them when they made awkward gaffes.But the good news is that, by understanding the way an AS man’s brain is wired and making the most of his qualities, it is possible to bring out the best in him – and have a fulfilling, or certainly less frustrating, relationship.
That is quite high when one takes into account that some of the respondents had not been together for more than two years”, Aston says, explaining: “ it is often the male client with AS who has withdrawn totally from the physical side of the relationship.” what this article is about.
If a lack of social skills, zero sensitivity and puzzling behaviour sums up your spouse, he could have Asperger’s syndrome, says Charlotte Pearson Methven.
But if you focus on the positive aspects, it could make him the ideal husband Is your other half more likely to remember the score of the FA Cup final 12 years ago than he is to buy a present for your child’s birthday?
This also applies to the part of the relationship that includes sex and romance: very often there is no sexual relationship at all; or the NT-partner feels as if she is the Mom of the partner, who behaves like an immature child in an adult’s body; or the female with Asperger’s in the relationship can become asexual, as soon as a child is born; or the middle-aged male-partner with Asperger’s (ASD) and a good academic career can’t understand why it is wrong to expose his private parts in public areas, if he feels like it.
These are some of the confusing scenarios which arise regularly in NT/ASD marriages.