“I hope I can read this tomorrow without getting upset,” a friend of mine recently wrote in a chat. Inside my brain, I felt the cogwheels start creaking and gaining momentum. I scrolled up the chat history to see if … Read more “The Detriment of the Doubt”
Love is a deeply personal experience, the joining of two individual worlds into a meaningful partnership, and it can be a magical thing. When two people not only love each other– but can truly understand and accept each other– they … Read more “The Ultimate Empathy Gap: Can Neurotypical-Autistic Pairings Truly Work?”
Who are the Cassandras?
In Greek mythology, Cassandra was cursed to see the future, but no one would believe her. In the modern world of the internet, Cassandras are women who have banded together to fight a common enemy: Aspies.… Read more “What’s in a Word: Asperger’s and Hate Groups, or the Cassandras”
Iris, a woman in her mid-thirties, was a successful quality and compliance manager who transitioned to working part-time from home so that she could be a stay-at-home mom when her son was born.… Read more “Asperger’s and Marriage: He’s Always Looking for Debate”