|We all know someone who is seemingly cold and distant, but seem to think everything is fine; I certainly have this in my family.
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From Medicine.net, some of the symptoms that may be present are:
- Lack of social awareness;
- Lack of interest in socializing/making friends;
- Difficulty making and sustaining friendships;
- Inability to infer the thoughts, feelings, or emotions of others;
- Either gazing too intently or avoiding eye contact;
- Lack of changing facial expression, or use of exaggerated facial expressions;
- Lack of use or comprehension of gestures;
- Inability to perceive nonverbal cues or communications;
- Failure to respect interpersonal boundaries;
- Unusually sensitive to noises, touch, odors, tastes, or visual stimuli;
- Inflexibility and over-adherence to or dependence on routines; and
- Stereotypical and repetitive motor patterns such as hand flapping or arm waving.
- Language may be interpreted literally, and difficulties can arise with interpreting language in a specific context.
- There are difficulties with understanding the subtle use of language, such as irony or sarcasm.
For a great look at men who may have Asberger traits, read this fascinating article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/you/article-2557765/Is-man-wired-differently.html