Most Helpful Guy
Yes. I did a lot of volunteering to prepare myself for Med school so I got really accustomed to a lot of the different flavor of life we have. I once had a lab partner who I thought was really awesome but a little quirky. I found out from her mom soon after she dropped out of the lab that she had just recovered from a pretty tragic brain injury. One of the patients where I interned had a tumor removed from her brain and although she was noticeably affected she ended being one of my favorite people in the world. My ex was bipolar but got disgnosed years after we stopped dating. The girl I would've dated after that (I ended up moving) I truly believe has had some type of brain injury that's stunted her ability to feel much of anything emotionally beyond joy. It's really odd and beautiful at the same time. My coworker that I almost dated had pretty strong OCD and anxiety. And oddly I've met a lot of girls with tics that I actually find attractive. Like I find them attractive but their tic itself is also attractive. It's odd, I know. I've only known a few autistic people and haven't really got to know any too well but looking at my past I don't think it's impossible for me to be attracted to someone with autism.
Most Helpful Girl
I've been through this before and it really is very difficult. In the beginning is easy to look past things because you're so in love with the other person. As time goes by and the problems you have become more complicated it gets harder to work through things.
He struggled to recognise when I was upset and didn't know how to help me. The last straw came when someone very close to me passed away. I needed support and he wasn't there for me.
When I told him about it he was sorry and I know that he wanted to take care of me but just didn't know how to.
We're still good friends but I don't know that I would ever get back together with him, or date someone with HFA again.
This is purely a personal thing, I struggle with depression and I need someone who can show some empathy and help me through.
There's nothing against dating a person with mild autism but it does require a very patient person and a lot of love between them.