single, happily married, unhappily married, divorced?

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What is your long-term relationship status?
Single and expect to remain so 17%  17%  [ 18 ]
Single so far but hoping for relationship 16%  16%  [ 17 ]
In a relationship, and expect to remain so 36%  36%  [ 37 ]
In a relationship but not happy with it 2%  2%  [ 2 ]
In a relationship but partner is not happy with it 3%  3%  [ 3 ]
Separated or divorced 19%  19%  [ 20 ]
Other 7%  7%  [ 7 ]
Total votes : 104

Jiheisho
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30 Jul 2020, 12:17 am

Met in 1990. Married in 1993. Still very much in love. I feel very blessed.



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31 Jul 2020, 2:39 am

Jiheisho wrote:
Met in 1990. Married in 1993. Still very much in love. I feel very blessed.

would you say you have above-average social skills and general life success?



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01 Aug 2020, 1:48 pm

auntblabby wrote:
Jiheisho wrote:
Met in 1990. Married in 1993. Still very much in love. I feel very blessed.

would you say you have above-average social skills and general life success?


Not compared with the NT population, but most likely in the autism population. But I think my success here is with my partner, not in any superior social skills I may possess. My partner also feels she is living on the wrong planet.

Just with any relationship, I would say the people matter. I am not try to goat or anything like that, but simply state that things can work out. But being NT does not mean things work out either--the divorce rate in that population is around 50%. That is a coin toss.

I was a little hesitant in posting. I just wanted to give an example of a positive outcome.



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01 Aug 2020, 9:44 pm

I guess I should update this: contentedly divorced.


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01 Aug 2020, 9:50 pm

Married till the end, happily.

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02 Aug 2020, 1:02 am

Married fifteen years fairly happily. I give my partner props because he's the anchor throughout.



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03 Aug 2020, 5:53 am

Feyokien wrote:
Married till the end, happily.

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I'm not sure I understand about the end. Since you're only 26?
But congratulations on the happy marriage!



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03 Aug 2020, 9:16 am

I'm happily single now. Lockdown made me realise I would hate to have been stuck in the house for months with pretty much any of the guys I've ever been interested in...

Freedom is amazing. Glad I don't have a flatmate now either.



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08 Aug 2020, 4:47 am

yeah, freedom can be cool



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08 Aug 2020, 10:46 am

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yeah, freedom can be cool
Some people thought i acted like i was P-whipped when i was single. I know it's an offensive term for both men & women but some people have applied it to me or said stuff about me that basically meant that. In some ways i had more freedom when i was single but i was too lost to use it.


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08 Aug 2020, 10:48 am

nick007 wrote:
in some ways i had more freedom when i was single but i was too lost to use it.


Good comment.