When Your Partner Has Autism | A conversation with Kate McNulty about navigating romantic relationships

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We’re in the master bedroom today speaking with psychotherapist, Kate McNulty, about navigating romantic relationships when one partner has autism. Her book, Love and Aspergers, discusses the topic in detail. Her perspective as a woman on the autism spectrum who was diagnosed late in life, informs her experience as a therapist.

In this episode you will discover:

  • Kate’s personal story about her own journey to get diagnosed and how it helped her.
  • How autism differs for women vs. men.
  • The most common complaints of the each partner in a love relationship where one person is neurodivergent and one is neurotypical.
  • The terminology we use when discussing autism (person with autism vs. Autistic) and why it’s important.

Meet Kate McNulty

Kate is a therapist who is autistic. She works with many couples in relationships where one person is neurotypical and their partner is autistic. Her book Love and Asperger’s includes strategies for handling and embracing differences in relationships.

Kate can be contacted through her website: AutisticTherapist.com

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