What Everybody Ought To Know About Aspergers and Depression

managing depression

Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem. David D. Burns What do Hamid Karzai (president of Aghanistan), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian composer), Princess Diana (past princess of Wales) and Abraham Lincoln (past American president) all have in common? They all suffered from bouts [...]

Dating and Aspergers


(I am re-posting this article, since I am running the Chicago Marathon to raise funds for HAVE Dreams on Sunday, which is when I usually post new content) It’s hard enough to date, period. But to date when you are a person on the autism spectrum can be even more challenging. As one person put [...]

The Untold Friendship Code Revealed

aspergers social skills

“It takes a long time to grow an old friend.” – by John Leonard I have a dilemma. I’m an NT (neurotypical), not an Aspie. I imagine that if I were an NT born onto a planet populated by Aspergians, I would be considered very different. Aspergians would say that I have shallow conversations and [...]

Who Else Wants These Aspergers Relationship Tips?

aspergers and relationships

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. “Pooh!” he whispered. “Yes, Piglet?” “Nothing,” said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw. “I just wanted to be sure of you.” ~A.A. Milne If only marriage and long term relationships were so easy. I grew up in Brazil, South America. I recall an American pilot who came to work in [...]