Paperback: £14.95 / $24.95
2003, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
ISBN: 978-1-84310-115-4, BIC 2: VFJD JKSN2 MMJT VFVC
Asperger syndrome (AS) has often been considered to be incompatible with love and relationships, but as the number of people who are diagnosed with the disorder increases, it is becoming apparent that people with AS can and do have full and intimate relationships. Comparing and contrasting both AS and non-AS partners' viewpoints, this book frankly examines the fundamental aspects of relationships that are often complicated by the disorder. With all findings illustrated with case examples taken from interviews conducted with couples, the author tackles issues such as attraction, trust, communication, sex and intimacy, and parenting. Drawing on her extensive research and established career as a Relate counsellor, Maxine Aston has produced a much-needed analysis of intimate relationships where one adult has AS and this book is a must for all those with AS and their partners, as well as for friends, family and counsellors.
23 July 2012
Adapted from What Men with Asperger Syndrome Want to Know About Women, Dating and Relationships, the new book by counsellor Maxine Aston which provides the answers to Asperger men’s most frequently asked relationship questions, helping them to understand the way relationships work and increasing their confidence and ability to have successful relationships. Question #40: Do you have...
2 February 2012
Top Tips on Love and Relationships from Maxine Aston Maxine Aston is a qualified counsellor and supervisor, and presents Asperger Syndrome awareness workshops to counsellors and professionals who may encounter clients affected by AS. She also runs workshops and support groups for partners and parents that live with a person with AS. Maxine has an...
14 February 2011
All relationships require constant care and attention, but the love between an “Aspie” and a “Neuro-typical” comes with its own set of challenges. Celebrate Valentine’s Day this year with this outstanding and helpful collection of relationship books from JKP! Browse our catalogue for more titles on Asperger’s Syndrome and related topics.
Asperger Syndrome and Long-Term Relationships
An Asperger Marriage
Gisela and Christopher Slater-Walker
Alone Together: Making an Asperger Marriage Work