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Joined: 10 Sep 2019
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Posts: 141
Location: Washington, DC

25 Jan 2020, 9:14 am

I recently watched Jane Wants a Boyfriend. Has anyone else seen it? It's about a young lady with Asperger's who wants to start dating.

I enjoyed the plot, and I could relate to how the main character picked up her social cues from movies ( movies that she watches over and over and over. And over ). I also like how they portrayed the family efforts to find her a boyfriend, attempting to match her up with someone with ASD moreso than with someone she clicked with. I was on the fence about the portrayal of ASD, as I felt it was a little over the top. At least they didn't make the main character a gambling progeny or assassin.

It's worth a watch if you are in the mood for a Hallmark type film with Asperger's.


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25 Jan 2020, 10:32 pm

Yes, I thought it was a good movie. I also liked Keep The Change.

"There is no love of living without despair of life." - Albert Camus

"Ain't nothing but a stranger in this world
I'm nothing but a stranger in this world" -Van Morrison

"Are you Bluish? You don't look Bluish."

AQ-43 (32-50 indicates a strong likelihood of Asperger syndrome or autism).
EQ-14 out of 80
Rdos: Your neurodiverse (Aspie) score: 173 of 200
Your neurotypical (non-autistic) score: 39 of 200
You are very likely neurodiverse (Aspie)