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Love, Relationships and Dating
Finding that special someone can be difficult if you have Aspergers Syndrome or Autism. Use this forum to seek advice, ask questions and share experiences.
I'm new to the site, so please bear with me. I'm a NT with an aspie boyfriend of 8 months. Recently we've been having a lot of problems. It is important to note that he has not told me directly that he is on the spectrum yet. He has told me he has a communication disorder, mentioned autism in passing, and shows all the signs.
I am an extremely emotional person and feel very deeply, however my boyfriend is not. We started off really great in the first few months of our relationship, but something changed and now everything is falling apart. I stopped talking about how my day was going or what I'm passionate about because it felt like he either wasn't listening, didn't care, or would try to negate my concerns.
At some point we stopped having conversations all together--it turned into him talking about cars for hours or going on about how oppressed he is. And he does face significant discrimination, he has a disability (differently abled? Not sure of the preferred...