Asperger Syndrome and Long-Term Relationships
Happily married to her husband with Asperger syndrome for 25 years, Ashley Stanford is an expert on how an Autism Spectrum Disorder can affect a relationship. This book clarifies the new DSM-5 diagnostic criteria and explains how ASD behaviors can easily be misinterpreted. It shows how understanding the intentions, motivations and reasoning behind ASD behaviors can lead to better communication, relief of tension, and ultimately to a happier, more mutually fulfilling relationship. Stanford’s book provides a wealth of strategies for living with ASD, pointing out that ASD also brings enormous strengths to a relationship.