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Connecting with your Asperger partner

Louise Weston

Connecting with your Asperger partner

negotiating the maze of intimacy

by Louise Weston

  • 285 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers in London, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family relationships,
  • Patients,
  • Asperger"s syndrome,
  • Spouses,
  • Intimacy (Psychology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLouise Weston ; foreword by Tony Attwood
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC553.A88 W455 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination203 p. :
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24803813M
    ISBN 101849051305
    ISBN 109781849051309
    LC Control Number2010008609
    OCLC/WorldCa548634170


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Louise Weston has written Connecting with Your Asperger Partner as a relationship manual to enable both partners to understand each other's expectations and perspective, and provide advice on how to connect successfully from conversation to intimacy.4/5(45).

Despite its title, this book is not about connecting with your Asperger partner; rather, it's about lowering expectations to the point where they're already met, tacitly accepting abusive behavior, detaching emotionally from your partner, and finding "support" groups so you can complain about your aspie by: 3.

Connecting With Your Asperger Partner: Negotiating the Maze of Intimacy. Communication and intimacy can feel like a constant struggle in relationships where one partner has Asperger Syndrome (AS).

For the neuro-typical partner (NT) in particular, this can be an endless source of frustration, misunderstandings, and tears/5(8). Despite its title, this book is not about connecting with your Asperger partner; rather, it's about lowering expectations to the point where they're already met, tacitly accepting abusive behavior, detaching emotionally from your partner, and finding "support" groups so you can complain about your aspie partner.4/5(45).

Understanding and Connecting with your Partner. Author: Cindy Ariel; Publisher: New Harbinger Publications; ISBN: ; Category: Family & Relationships; Page: ; View: ; DOWNLOAD NOW» If you’re in a relationship with someone who has Asperger’s syndrome, it’s likely that your partner sometimes seems cold and insensitive.

Connecting With Your Asperger Partner: Negotiating the Maze of Intimacy. Communication and intimacy can feel like a constant struggle in relationships where one partner has Asperger Syndrome (AS).

The book explores topics of communication, intimacy, and parenting along with other types of interpersonal relationships with regards to individuals with Asperger syndrome. This book will be useful for partners and professionals but mostly, its positive outlook will bring inspiration and encouragement to the entire AS community/5(19).

Loving Someone with Asperger's Syndrome: Understanding and Connecting with your Partner (The New Harbinger Loving Someone Series) Paperback – March 1, by Cindy Ariel PhD (Author), Stephen Shore EdD (Foreword) out of 5 stars 73 ratings See all 5 formats and editions/5(59).

With her gentle warmth and never-ending optimism, Louise Weston guides you through the maze of intimacy and helps you develop the skills needed to connect with your Asperger partner.

This book provides useful and rare insights into the Aspie mind, and enthusiastically encourages NTs to look after and find themselves again/5(42). Louise Weston Foreword by Tony Attwood September pp ISBN: pb £ US$ AU$ Communication and intimacy can feel like a constant struggle in relationships where one partner has Asperger Syndrome (AS).

For the neuro-typical partner (NT) in particular, this can be an endless source of frustration. By William Schroeder, LPC. Have you had difficulty communicating effectively with your Asperger’s partner. Many of my adult clients tend to fall on the higher functioning side of the Autism spectrum formerly known as Aspergers/5().

Description of the book "Loving Someone with Asperger's Syndrome: Understanding and Connecting with Your Partner": Loving Someone with Asperger's Syndrome is an essential resource for anyone in a relationship with a partner who has Asperger's. Loving Someone with Asperger’s Syndrome is an essential resource for anyone in a relationship with a partner who has Asperger’s.

This book explains how Asperger’s may cause problems in a relationship and offers help for communicating, coparenting, and building an emotional connection with a partner who has Asperger’s syndrome. An invaluable resource for partners of people with Asperger’s Syndrome, Connecting With Your Asperger Partner is a thoughtful, hands-on, practical guide for the partner who’s not sure what to do next.

Weston offers sound advice in a loving, knowledgeable tone that will give any reader the confidence to repair relationships and grow together in a healthy way.5/5. Louise has compiled a book on her experiences and insights as well as those from others in similar relationships.

The end product - "Connecting With Your Asperger Partner: Negotiating the Maze of. Remember that it can translate to 98% of the emotional control and 98% of the emotional competence.

Finding ways to help your partner experiment with offering up more means you’ll need to give up some of that control and accept what is offered, as your Aspie partner experiments with the very scary process of revealing an imperfect self. This book is helpful for getting insight into your Aspie partner's mind, however it puts WAY too much responsibility on the Neurotypical.

This book could easily discourage someone and cause them to feel as though all the issues in the relationship were their responsibility as well as devaluing what the AS partner can bring to the relationship/5.

4 Ways to Cope When Your Partner Has Asperger’s Syndrome. For the most part, people with Asperger’s want to be loving partners and parents, but. Abstract Weston, a "neurotypical" (NT) registered nurse, has been married to a man with Asperger's syndrome (AS) since and ran an Asperger's partners support group.

The book reflects the author's utilization of self-help books about AS and relationships with accumulated wisdom from support : P. McMillen. Understanding and Connecting with your Partner. Author: Cindy Ariel; Publisher: New Harbinger Publications ISBN: Category: Family & Relationships Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» If you’re in a relationship with someone who has Asperger’s syndrome, it’s likely that your partner sometimes seems cold and insensitive.

Intimacy and Romance in NT-AS relations By Ap This topic is not easy to talk about for neurotypical (NT) spouses of an adult with Asperger’s Syndrome/ autism (ASD). Their intimate life with their loved one in marriage is private. Connecting with your Asperger Partner: Negotiating the Maze of Intimacy uses the author's own experiences of being married to a man with AS to show that the road to intimacy begins with letting go of expectations and looking after one's personal needs first.

A number of reviewers find the book Loving Someone with Asperger's Syndrome: Understanding and Connecting with your Partner (The New Harbinger Loving Someone Series) to be very helpful, but keep.

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Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Louise has compiled a book on her experiences and insights as well as those from others in similar relationships. The end product - "Connecting With Your Asperger Partner: Negotiating the Maze of Intimacy" - is chocked full of tips, advice and hope.

More info at: or (after August ) Courtesy of Autism Hangout. Living with Aspergers spouse is tough and a little help from a therapist can bring about a marked change in your relationship. Aspergers relationship advice. If the relationship has not come to the point that you feel that living with Aspergers spouse is impossible then there is help available.

Making the space to hear how you can find each. 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.

Asperger's syndrome --Asperger's syndrome and relationships --Embracing differences --Heart of your relationship --Meeting your needs --Dealing with anger --Communication that works --Sex and Intimacy --Parenting together --Co-existing conditions --Irreconcilable differences --Choosing to stay --Toward a new partnership.

Loving Someone with Asperger's Syndrome is an essential resource for anyone in a relationship with a partner who has Asperger's. This book explains how Asperger's may cause problems in a relationship and offers help for communicating, coparenting, and building an emotional connection with a partner who has Asperger's syndrome/5(67).

Intimate relationships can provide rewarding connections and challenging experiences. A partner might be the first person to identify Asperger traits in an individual who has been successful in other areas of life.

Intimate relationships can be hard for anyone, but they are especially challenging when partners have different perspectives, communication. Loving Someone with Asperger's Syndrome | If you're in a relationship with someone who has Asperger's syndrome, it's likely that your partner sometimes seems cold and insensitive.

Other times, he or she may have emotional outbursts for no apparent reason. Because people with Asperger's tend to be concrete and literal, they may struggle to identify with, and therefore be emotional about, situations which they do not have a direct connection.

HOW TO SPOT ASPERGER’S SYNDROME. displays a narrow concern for book learning and formal rules; and is overly concerned with the precise meanings of words.

robotic or technically perfect in bed without paying attention to their partner’s need for an emotional connection and foreplay before intercourse. People with AS may be sexual in. Question: How Do I Handle Marriage to a Spouse with Asperger Syndrome. My husband was recently diagnosed as having Asperger syndrome, a high functioning type of autism.

He graduated from an Ivy League school, but his self-absorption, social awkwardness and rigid behaviours have affected our marriage with devastating emotional impact. Making an Asperger Marriage Work. Author: Katrin Bentley; Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers ISBN: Category: Family & Relationships Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Communication is one of the biggest challenges faced by people with Asperger's Syndrome (AS), yet an Asperger marriage requires communication more than.

What can be the affect on a child if a parent has Autism Spectrum Disorder (including Asperger's, High Functioning autism, ASD). That question should ideally be answered by the child, including adult children.

The issue of Asperger's/ASD parenting affects thousands of children's well-being alone in this country. And that affects millions of children's well-being worldwide. A healthy family life when you have a partner with Asperger, or Autism Spectrum Disorder, requires caring for yourself first.

In the chaos of family life, it may seem impossible to create time for. Open letter to experts in High Functioning Autism A worth reading statement from the NT wife of a man with Aspergers syndrome.

From the text: "The primary betrayal by a spouse on the autism spectrum is horrific. But the secondary betrayal by an expert who is supposed to help, is worse." 64 Characteristics of Social Intelligence Deficits This article published by Indiana Resource. To the best of your ability, keep at it.

With persistence, the cycle of generating solutions, implementing them and evaluating the results will lead you and your partner to a successful resolution of the anger that often occurs as a result of Aspergers.

Kenneth Roberson is an Asperger’s psychologist in San Francisco with over 30 years of. This is the genesis of book Been there. Done that. Try this.

An Aspies Guide to Life on Planet Earth. The book's concept came from a conversation with Dr.