22 Things a Woman with Asperger's Syndrome Wants Her Partner to Know

22 Things a Woman with Asperger's Syndrome Wants Her Partner to Know

Rudy Simone covers 22 common areas of confusion for someone dating a female with AS and includes advice from her own experience and from other partners in real relationships. She talks with humour and honesty about the quirks and sensitivities that you may come across when getting to know your partner. All the pivotal relationship landmarks are discussed, including the first date, sex, and even having children.


This entertaining and easy-to-read book will be ideal for anyone dating, or in a relationship with, an AS female. Women with AS themselves, and their families and friends, will also enjoy the book and find it useful. Counsellors and other professionals working with women with AS will find the insight offered extremely enlightening.

Title:22 Things a Woman with Asperger's Syndrome Wants Her Partner to Know
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781849058834
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    22 Things a Woman with Asperger's Syndrome Wants Her Partner to Know Reviews

  • Laveena

    I'm a 39 year old twice divorced female who cried happy, cathartic tears throughout this entire book, and felt like I'd ran a marathon after I was done.My whole turbulent life I knew I was different, ...

  • Maxine (Booklover Catlady)

    This book can be a relationship changer. I can't recommend it highly enough for couples where a woman with Aspergers/Autism is with a Neurotypical (non-Autistic) male. Read it together?I was diagnosed...

  • Alex

    This is the book about ASDs I should have given my partner, not the fairly awful one I found early on. If you're autistic and want help explaining what that means to your partner, this book will help....

  • Nettie Farris

    Rudy Simone makes more sense than anyone on Earth. She's the first author I've read that has even mentioned menopause and autism. I'd like to give this book to every person I know. However, reading th...

  • Passenger B.

    A short but pretty complete look into what Aspies do and need in relationships. It highlights both the advantages and the possible issues and how to tackle them. ...

  • 7jane

    Tells exactly the things that the cover says. :)You do have to know that sometimes author's opinions shine through, and that not all Aspie women have all the traits that are here (like, I don't have m...

  • Danielle

    I sort of loved and hated this book. It's written in the style of a memoir, and the author mentions interviews she's done with autistic women and partners of autistic women for a different book she wr...

  • Nicoal

    When I started glancing through this book, with no intention of actually reading it, I found I couldn't put it down. I heard myself in every succinct chapter.The author does get a tad preachy about wh...

  • Mz. Diana Gagliardi

    I read through this before giving it to my husband to make sure it related to me. Dear lords did it! It helped me understand myself a bit better as well, and now I'm happy to pass it along to DH and g...

  • ~?~Autumn??

    This is a fascinating quick read. I learned so much more about Aspergers. This was so interesting to me that I nearly read it in one sitting. I also made some notes and wrote down a few neverending qu...