Womens Perspectives

What’s Love Got to Do with It? A Girl’s Perspective on Relationships and Autism!

By on September 28, 2011

The following post is written by our female aspie blogger Kirsten Lindsmith:

It's that time again, folks! Another rambling blog post! Today's topic will be one I see discussed quite often on WP: dating. I want to begin by stating that no, I am not Alex's "new girlfriend"—and is that a question that would ever be asked of a male blogger?—I am just a person. I'm writing this blog because I work with Alex, and I like writing. I've also...

Gender in the Autiverse . . . A Girl’s Perspective!

By on August 17, 2011

Kirsten, our female aspie blogger, has this to say!

Gender is a pretty big issue in the autiverse. Are there more aspie girls than we realize? If so, why? Do girls really present symptoms differently than boys? Do aspie girls just have "hyper-masculine" brains, as is often suggested? What's the deal with gender and autism?

As many of you may have realized, I am female. I've been an on-and-off tomboy, but on the whole I have had no...

Dear Aspie: Why Do Women Tell Me About Their Men?

By on April 9, 2006

Dear Aspie:
"I am a heterosexual male aspie. Why do females insist on telling me about their husbands or boyfriends all the time, sometimes in intimate detail? It is none of my business, and it makes me feel uncomfortable, like the girls/women are comparing me to their partners. I also don't know what to say to them."


Read on for GroovyDruid's response!