5 Things You Should Know About Sexual Behavior and Asperger's Syndrome

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The subtle cues of dating and sexual relationships may be difficult for people with Asperger's to navigate. The syndrome is commonly known by a lack of social awareness or skills, communication difficulties, obsession with a particular topic or subject and poor coordination. Their social skills may impact the type of sexual relationships they develop. There is very little research into sexual behavior and people with Asperger's. However, most people who suffer with the syndrome show interest in sex. Society's norms on sexuality will not be intuitive to the person with Asperger's.The subtle cues of dating and sexual relationships may be difficult to navigate.

The subtle cues of dating and sexual relationships may be difficult for people with Asperger's to navigate. The syndrome is commonly known by a lack of social awareness or skills, communication difficulties, obsession with a particular topic or subject and poor coordination. Their social skills may impact the type of sexual relationships they develop. There is very little research into sexual behavior and people with Asperger's. However, most people who suffer with the syndrome show interest in sex. Society's norms on sexuality will not be intuitive to the person with Asperger's.The subtle cues of dating and sexual relationships may be difficult to navigate.

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