Published on 12, July, 2020
I've gradually come to believe my husband has asd and that this underpins our problems. This may sound arrogant, which is partly why it's taken so long for me to speak up.
He finally agreed to raise it with gp but 2 questionnaires later and the gp says there's no hint of asd showing.
This is crushing for me and I'm wondering what experiences other people have had?
Do you know about masking? We project a fake 'user friendly' persona in a professional environment so we can avoid and hide all our social problems. Some of us are very good at it and can pass…
I totally agree, Plastic. You are right that people mask. I had a recent diagnosis with a psychiatrist and my wife was there throughout, I thought it was important that she was. Partly, I wanted her to…
We had similar. I then begged my husband to see a psychotherapist who is being very helpful. It's blindingly obvious my husband is asd. It may be worth both of you consulting a therapist though it costs. Aspergers people won't always be able to tell the full story and your insight will help a therapist understand. Good luck. It's very lonely and hard