Many people with autism crave intimacy and love. But, they dont know how to achieve it in a romantic relationship. They can feel blind to everyday subtle social cues from their partner. This can cause conflict and hurt feelings.
Can autistic adults have relationships?
Autistic people often have a desire for intimacy and companionship. However, difficulties in interacting so- cially are a key feature of autism, which makes finding a partner and making a relationship work more diffi- cult. But many autistic people do have successful relationships.
How do you talk to someone with autism?
Tips for Talking to Adults on the Autism SpectrumAddress him or her as you would any other adult, not a child. Avoid using words or phrases that are too familiar or personal. Say what you mean. Take time to listen. If you ask a question, wait for a response. Provide meaningful feedback.More items