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Please location to help us display the correct information for your area. When I started dating at 18 I had NO idea how to talk to people, let alone women.
Many of the people I dated had good intents, but they may not have understood some of the quirks that people on the spectrum like me may have. For example, as a kid I hated being touched. Ten years later as a year-old adult, I embrace affection. Although we may have difficulties with communication, we still need you to be as open with us as possible to avoid misunderstandings. Ask us questions early to avoid issues later.
Dating someone smarter than you
Often a misconception is that people on the spectrum want to only date others who are on the spectrum. We just want to find someone we connect with and can be ourselves with. We will respect you even more for being honest with us, as people on the spectrum tend to be some of the most authentic people you will ever meet. Autism is a spectrum disorder.
Autism is a spectrum. Sometimes transitions can tend to make us feel overloaded. If it works out and we both care for each other we will make it work.
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