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What it takes to (not) Break.

Growing up, I was very focused on things that interested me, often to the detriment of everything else. I would be admonished frequently by others – except, most of the time I hardly heard them and didn’t care when I did. When you have ‘weird’ interests, even just in intensity of focus and time spent doing something compared to neurotypicals,

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Why do people want to hook up?

Why do people want to hook up? Or dive in? Swipe right? This behaviour may be something I’ll never understand. But here are some theories of mine:It’s exciting,It’ll ‘work out in the end’ mentality sets in,It’s easy.  We Aspies are not an alien species, however often it may feel that way when we’re trying to communicate with a neurotypical. We

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How to be Successful at Online Dating for people on the Autism Spectrum

This video is about “dating do’s and don’ts” for when you are on the autism spectrum. I could have added quite a few more but the pointers mentioned are the most important ones. I hope it will help you along. With enough responses I will make a part two where I would like to go more into the best practices

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Dating documentary casting in the US

Aspie Singles has talked with an associate producer of Northern Pictures who is working on a TV documentary series in the US about dating and relationships featuring people on the autism spectrum and we wish to help them out.  They are looking for SINGLE people, living in the United States, who are on the autism spectrum and are interested in

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The Autistic Amygdala

The Autistic Amygdala An article is based on scientific research, brought to you in a simple way. There is a new article out on Essential-Change.org another website by the same maker. It is called the Autistic Amygdala and it explores the function of the amygdala in people with autism. It explores the social struggles, anxiety and other autism related issues from a scientific viewpoint and it

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Focusing the focus…

Today my driving license, credit card and and bank card and an Ikea Family card got lost or stolen, but I don’t have anxiety. A few years ago this would have caused me a really severe panic attack and possibly a melt down, I would worry about every little detail of it, digging into all possibilities, putting intensely all the

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What’s the species of Neurotypicals?

Neurotypicals are the species of non autistics.  They come in all sizes and shapes. They never seem to get tired in peopely places. They can change topics in one second. They tolerate lots of noise, bright lights or something on their skin unless it’s very obviously standing out times 100.  NT’s generally like to say what sounds good instead of what

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11 online dating tips for Aspergians

A cheat sheet for online dating You can print these 11 pointers out and keep them nearby as a cheat sheet while you are looking for someone online.  It is written to avoid some pitfalls while dating on the spectrum and will be useful for any online dating site.  You can also use our printer friendly PDF and EPUB Take

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How my Asperger-anxiety and I try to live together.

Intro “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for everyvictory gained you will also suffer a defeat.If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”    ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War   After doing some reflecting

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