Autism and online dating

28-May-2015 12:56

Build a Relationship Online, Then Meet Offline One gentleman shared that he met his girlfriend online.They got to know each other online, and eventually met up offline.Or, you may want to consider finding a pen pal, and getting to know each other through good old fashioned letter writing!I've always had it easier communicating in writing, where i can take my time, form my thoughts, and freeflow edit as i see fit.But be aware that there can be predators and manipulative people online.

You can also go to Meetup to find groups with common interests.

Stress during social situations, constant social misunderstandings, and an inability to understand basic social cues leads to a life of selected social interactions, on a desperate to have basis.

So naturally, dating is the worst nightmare someone with AS (autism spectrum) could face.

I'm going to go up to some person i don't know, ask them out, and go on some highly formalized social encounter, where they are scrutinizing everything about you to decide if they want to keep doing it together.

Dating, as you can see, can be stressful for autistic adults. Date people you get to know through common interests.

As opposed to a pressuring one on one chat about whatever topic of the day strikes the other's fancy.