Life With a Partner or Spouse With Asperger Syndrome: Going over the Edge?
Practical Steps to Saving You and Your Relationship
Delve into the dramatic impact autism spectrum disorder can have on the complex world of adult interpersonal relationships. Psychologist Kathy Marshack shares poignant true stories based on her own life and the lives of her clients, focusing on how partners/spouses of someone with ASD can find true meaning and happiness. The author discusses sensitive issues and shows readers how to take control of their lives, avoid or grow away from dysfunctional behavior and dysfunctional relationships, and create a successful relationship with their spouse on the spectrum. Each chapter closes with a series of "Lessons Learned" that recap the main points of the chapter and offer new ways to look at these very unique challenges. Foreword by Stephen Shore, EdD.
MEET THE AUTHOR
Kathy J. Marshack,
PhD, is a licensed psychologist with more than 25 years’ experience as a marriage and family therapist and business coach. Dr. Marshack has written two previous books, a variety of articles and a family business column, and is a contributor to the nationally acclaimed Sixty Things to Do When You Turn Sixty
. She has been profiled by national and local media, such as CNN, the Lifetime Channel, USA Today, and National Public Radio.