The Journal of Best Practices: A Memoir of Marriage, Asperger Syndrome, and One Man's Quest to Be a Better Husband
Publish date: January 3rd 2012
Pages no: 225
Edition language: English
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At first I was worried this might be one of those "interesting stories" coupled with lackluster storytelling. The first couple chapters had that sort of "forced" feeling you get when you know that a book has been written by a ghostwriter attempting to capture the subject's "original" voice while als...
I really enjoyed this work. The author provides a very clear look at what it's like to be in a relationship with an Aspie...and he manages to be quite funny along the way!
An entertaining memoir by a man with high-functioning Asperger's. While I agree with some reviewers that some of what he describes is just human behavior within normal limits (they say man behavior but having lived with men, this seems too sweeping a dismissal), some is quite clearly in the Aspie ra...
So I need to start this by saying that for years I have told my husband that I have a mild form of autism/Asperger's. As a grad student in social psychology I read Temple Grandin's Thinking in Pictures, and I realized that I could very much relate to her way of not relating to other people. He (my ...
If you're a married woman reading about David Finch's behaviors, you may begin to wonder if your own husband has Asperger syndrome. As Dave Barry notes on the book jacket, a lot of what David was doing and not doing falls in the category of "acting like a guy." But for an Aspie guy the cluelessness ...