Dating teenagers aspergers
But for the first time in history, these nerds who we once thought of as unpopular and sexually unattractive, have been experiencing a pop culture makeover.
Pop culture stereotypes of "absent-minded professors,""geeks," and "nerds" are familiar labels to most of us, conjuring images of rather odd and laughable eccentrics.
Beneﬁting from a new gloss of mainstream sex appeal is one thing, but navigating the tricky social rules of dating or long term relationships is another.
People with Asperger’s Syndrome who are sexually active (or who’d like to be) are interested in physical pleasure and release, as well as some form of emotional connection. However, people with AS may express emotion or feelings of closeness in a way that is not generally expected.
Not understanding the rules and unspoken guidelines can often get them into trouble.
Some teens have trouble knowing when it is appropriate to do things like masturbation, and they need explicit instruction that those things are to be done only in private.