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  • Mixed-Neurological Marriage — An Overview

    A mixed-neurological marriage is an adult relationship between a typically developing person and a person who has high-functioning autism, formerly known as Asperger’s. In a nutshell, high-functioning autism is autism…

  • The Fight that Never Ends

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    Disagreements, fights and disputes can be found in any relationship. The difference between a satisfying intimate relationship and a frustrating one lies in the way both intimate partners handle their…

  • Ten Facts about High-Functioning Autism in Adults

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    High-functioning autism (which formerly was referred to as “Asperger’s”), entered the DSM (the Bible of the mental health professions) only in 1994. The lack of diagnostic criteria prevented the possibility…

  • It Takes Two to Tango

    “It takes two to tango” is an old adage most often interpreted to mean that fights only happen because both people are participating. Its moral is: if you’re part of…

  • Autism, Theory of Mind Deficits and Relationships

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    Adults with high-functioning autism have theory of mind deficits and theory of mind deficits have a major impact on marriage and adult relationships. Theory of mind is the ability to…

  • 10 Things to Know about Mixed-Neurological Relationships

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    10 Things to Know About Mixed-Neurological Relationships
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 A mixed-neurological relationship is a relationship between a typically developing person and a person with high-functioning autism. High-functioning autism in adults can…

  • What is a Mixed-Neurological Relationship?

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    A mixed-neurological intimate adult relationship is a relationship between a person with high-functioning autism and a typically developing person. Typically developing people are people who don’t have autism or another…

  • Autism and Psychosis, ASD-P

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    People who experience psychosis experience a disconnect from reality. They may experience hallucinations, disorganized speech, grossly disorganized or catatonic behaviors and diminished emotional expression. Psychosis is commonly associated with schizophrenia…

  • Living in a Parallel Universe

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    “I need time for myself,” “Give me some space,” “I need space.” I guess every woman has heard from her intimate partner a version of one of these statements at…

  • Beginner’s Guide for Typically Developing Spouses

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    Do you feel that something very unusual is going on in your intimate relationship? Are your instincts telling you that the problems in your relationship are much more complex than…