Reblog: Abuse as it Affects People with Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism
Abuse as it Affects People with Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism
People on the Spectrum can be naïve when it comes to relationships and understanding people. That makes us vulnerable to abuse in some circumstances. If the onset of the abuse is gradual enough, it is possible to find oneself in an abuse situation without realizing it.
There’s also the complicating factor that many autistics are less experienced in relationships, which tends to exaggerate the naïveté.
Lots more info on that site.