Autistic dating online
Not sure if this is the correct place to post this but ..My son is 38 , diagnosed with Aspergers at age 20 .
I don't want him to feel that he is inferior to other folks , which he isn't , but I really don't think the websites he has been trying are suitable for him .“That became sort of a long distance relationship for a while, and that collapsed due to the immigration difficulties.”Despite having some success in online dating, Burge isn’t optimistic about finding a partner.“I’ve got to the stage where I just find the whole concept of dating and relationships is just simply overwhelming,” Burge says.“I don’t think there’s any future in that direction for me.”Jeremy Hamburgh is a New York-based dating coach for both neurotypical people and people with disabilities.He’s a for those who can hardly flirt, and he spends hours hiding behind book shelves and potted plants in bars and restaurants as his clients attempt to initiate conversation, then offers feedback later.”“I like to just let it happen.”Hussein knows everything there is to know about Disney. Online dating can be an easier route for those who have trouble initiating conversation.He can hear a song on the radio and play it note for note on the piano. For people with Autism Spectrum Disorder, it’s an alternative to picking up people at bars or parties and risking potential in-person rejection.
Garry Burge is 41, lives with his parents in Brisbane, Australia, and was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder in 1998.
Over the years, he’s tried dating sites like the Canada-based Lava Life and Australia’s RSVP, but he found his most recent long-term relationship on Facebook.“In 2008, I met a female on the autism spectrum in the United States,” Burge says.
Does anyone know if there are any "asperger friendly" sites that he could look at ?
My brother, Hussein Al-Nasrawi, sits in his bedroom with his Mac Book in his lap, clicking away on the keyboard. As he stares at his computer screen, he never cracks a smile; in fact, he doesn't smile very much in general.
He logs onto the dating site Ok Cupid and begins answering some questions.“What are you looking for?
” the site asks.“Someone to go out with,” he says to himself as he types each letter with undivided concentration.“How do you feel about falling in love? Hussein lives in the Bay Area and recently decided to join the more than 40 million people who are plugged into online dating.