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We’d had a plan to meet up over the weekend, but I had a studio session on the Friday and I wanted to go home by myself.
He took it very personally that I didn’t want to meet up so I told him I didn’t think it was going to work.
It’s probably a testament to how far LGBT equality has come that his homosexuality was no big deal — it was disability that presented the real challenge.
As a kid, he writes, he had the usual challenges that kids with Asperger’s often face: social awkwardness, difficulty understanding subtext, attention to unusual details.
"I didn’t really understand who I was, what I was feeling, who was attractive, and everyone at school had started dating and going out and I didn’t want to do that.
I think I fell in love with my best friend at one point, and I didn’t know what that obsessive feeling was."There are a number of reasons why women with autism are under-diagnosed.
"My heart was broken when I found out he [found] a girlfriend before I was able to tell him.
One theory is that women and girls are better at masking their difficulties.