The most common thing that couples are likely to encounter are communication barriers.
Or, perhaps, they are a little too obsessed with you and won’t give you the space that you need.
There are many different barriers that might come up, so what do you do?
The most important thing to remember as in any relationship is that communication is crucial.
You’ve met that perfect someone but you find out they are on the autism spectrum. Being on the autism spectrum is not the end of the world, but it can make dating a challenge.
For those of you that know me, I am Arman Khodaei, and I am a 27 year-old on the autism spectrum.
Today’s article will address some of the challenges you might encounter and how to overcome them when dating an individual with autism or Asperger’s Syndrome (which is technically a form of autism).First, let’s go over some of the barriers that might crop up in a relationship when you are dating someone on the autism spectrum.They might also get absorbed in their hobbies or work and that might also cause you to feel rejected.And, they might also never make eye contact, but what you may not realize is that eye contact does not come naturally for your romantic interest. Your partner might repeat themselves often about their interests and maybe you just are not as interested in their hobbies and this causes you to get frustrated.Perhaps, your partner has meltdowns and you are not sure what to do when this happens.Maybe, your partner has tendencies that you tend to think of as strange.