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 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: Your real underlying issues.

Posted: 16 Feb 2014, 8:43 pm 

Replies: 37
Views: 2,666

With some people I met, and to a limited extent also with me, anxiety and/or depression were much more significant barriers to finding a relationship than autism as I experienced it. There are certain things about e.g. stimming and not looking at people when talking to them that may be a bit off-put...

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: How to find autistic/aspie women

Posted: 16 Feb 2014, 8:36 pm 

Replies: 20
Views: 1,571

Apart from support groups, AspieAffection (which you may want to join anyway), and here (and I wouldn't be too forward), I think that covers most of the reasonable places to look. Other than that, I would agree with the general sentiment that you should look for partners both outside as well as insi...

 Forum: Adult Autism Issues   Topic: Do you find sex difficult?

Posted: 16 Feb 2014, 8:21 pm 

Replies: 39
Views: 1,899

Nope. It's as simple as falling off a log. If there were any tricks to it, the population would have dwindled away to nothing eons ago. That said, there is some technique to doing it well , but that's all craft and finesse, learned over time. Losing my virginity was strange for me because as a guy ...

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: femininity vs men's height

Posted: 16 Feb 2014, 8:01 pm 

Replies: 76
Views: 6,186

Last time I used okc seriously I deliberately ruled out taller girls, and whoever taller girl show interest (and as usual they don't read the profile's info well) I flatly point them in a first reply or first message something like: "Look, before wasting each other's times, you're 168 tall, I am 16...

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: Mechanics of Kissing and types of kisses? HELP NSFW?

Posted: 21 Dec 2013, 2:44 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 3,474

I'm still not entirely sure how pecks work, how much if any saliva should there be on my lips or am I just brushing them against her dry? In practice they won't be bone dry. If you're that concerned about making an impression then just make sure they're not chapped. Does a closed mouth kiss transit...

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: Guys, did dating get easier after college?

Posted: 21 Dec 2013, 2:11 am 

Replies: 18
Views: 2,894

Did anybody else's luck pick up when they finished school? I'm hoping my living situation is to blame and not my personality. My luck changed about 2/3 of the way through doing my Master's degree. The pool of women was much smaller but I left myself open to meet new women through going out with col...

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: Mechanics of Kissing and types of kisses? HELP NSFW?

Posted: 21 Dec 2013, 1:55 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 3,474

partner: head tilted slightly left, eyes closed, lips parted. Self: head tilted slightly right, eyes closed on contact, lips parted This looks like you have the right basic idea. Maybe first have a hand on her arm, just gently (no grabbing), and to her shoulder or back and around her waist if you'r...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: I almost ALWAYS look at the ground when I walk...

Posted: 21 Dec 2013, 1:16 am 

Replies: 16
Views: 2,381

I do this all the time. I'm not sure there's anything more than anecdotal reporting to suggest it's AS-related, though.

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: What do you think about abortion

Posted: 16 Jun 2013, 9:49 pm 

Replies: 588
Views: 38,102

I sense a bit of confusion over what happened in Ireland, so I'll try to spell it out: In Ireland a woman's right to an abortion in the case of a threat to her life is in some sense constitutionally protected , but a spelling-out of what constitutes a threat to a woman's life is not fully specified ...

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: When should I tell someone I am dating I have AS?

Posted: 12 Jun 2013, 8:03 pm 

Replies: 16
Views: 2,210

I was on my fifth or sixth date with my current girlfriend when I told her. My policy is to not tell close friends/women I'm seeing until they know me well enough to understand what makes me different, and that I'm not different in some other way that they might not like (e.g. they might have known ...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Is everything Provable? AngelRo may have an excellent point

Posted: 12 Jun 2013, 12:17 pm 

Replies: 25
Views: 1,512

GGPViper wrote:
Or one could simply adopt the scientific approach.

For justification in science, or all justification in general?

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Is everything Provable? AngelRo may have an excellent point

Posted: 12 Jun 2013, 11:16 am 

Replies: 25
Views: 1,512

It depends on what you mean by "proof". 1. Axioms in a proof system can be proved merely by their assertion, because they were taken as axioms. Obviously this doesn't suffice to establish a proof of the soundness of the axioms, which I assume is what you mean, but my point merely is that this kind o...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: History's Revenge.

Posted: 12 Jun 2013, 10:40 am 

Replies: 28
Views: 1,704

Consider who ran against Obama. Super-Schmuck, the Magic Mormon. Public perception of Obama in purple states was not negative enough by the time of the election for any of the 2012 Republican field to win - better the devil you know, and so on. Jon Huntsman might have won another swing state or two...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: History's Revenge.

Posted: 11 Jun 2013, 9:04 am 

Replies: 28
Views: 1,704

Many right-wing commentators and politicians loved to make Carter comparisons prior to the 2012 election, especially when it comes to the aftermath of the Arab spring and especially the attack in Benghazi, though in the long run I doubt either of these will come as significant blemishes to Obama's p...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: History's Revenge.

Posted: 11 Jun 2013, 8:48 am 

Replies: 28
Views: 1,704

Why is it that people, particularly those of a right-leaning economic persuasion, hate Jimmy Carter so much? He deregulated the airlines, was opposed by Ted Kennedy for being a conservative Democrat, and the whole stagflation thing was an exogenous shock -almost everyone in the West was suffering f...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Should Barack Obama be impeached?

Posted: 11 Jun 2013, 5:49 am 

Replies: 140
Views: 8,279

Again, not going to address the actual right or wrong but instead stick to the politics? I've been consistent through multiple administrations on these issues, so has much of the libertarian movement, it's the civil liberties left that seems to only care when a Republican is in office. Well, maybe ...
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