Dating for asperger
Jurintha describes Rob as functioning as an adult on an intellectual level but as a child on an emotional one.
Jurintha finally convinced Rob that they had to go. Rob didn’t see how upset my younger son was and how exhausted his parents were either.
“The first question my son asked was ‘Did you leave work right away to come up? He started working the next day."After that incident, Jurintha demanded that Rob see a psychologist to get an Asperger’s assessment.
After the diagnosis, Rob started therapy, and he has made big strides in understanding how his Asperger’s affects the marriage. For the most part, people with Asperger’s want to be loving partners and parents, but they need help learning how to do it, says Jurintha.
The non-Asperger’s partner often feels unloved, worn down, and depressed, she says.
Asperger’s/non-Asperger’s couples also face a number of other challenges, including: Tim Bennett, a painter living in Great Britain, is in a long-term relationship with Tray, a woman with Asperger’s syndrome.