Autism dating service
Often a misconception is that people on the spectrum want to only date others who are on the spectrum. We just want to find someone we connect with and can be ourselves with.
We aren’t mind readers so tell us when we may be going too fast or too slow.
Cantu said she and her mother find it important to work with people on the spectrum, both for the sake of understanding one another and to "help put their outstanding work out there for everyone to see." Spectrum Singles is young, but Cantu said they are already seeing members meet in person and begin to warm up to one another.
"For example, just because someone is on the spectrum, does not mean they have social anxiety," she said.
For most people with Asperger’s it’s a day to day challenge to feel safe and understood by neurotypical people.
And even though there is a number of dating sites for people with high functioning autism, most of those are expensive pay-sites where you only receive very limited free access.
Kerry in 2014 wrote a book called Autism and Falling in Love based on his experiences trying to find love on the autism spectrum. When I started dating at 18 I had NO idea how to talk to people, let alone women.
Many of the people I dated had good intents, but they may not have understood some of the quirks that people on the spectrum like me may have. Ten years later as a 28-year-old adult, I embrace affection.