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November 29, 2012

Asperger's survival guide: Distortions of the truth

Chris & Gisela Slater-Walker

Chris & Gisela Slater-Walker are a married couple where one of the partners has Asperger's Syndrome. We hope to provide a positive message about Asperger's Syndrome within marriage, and to show that it is possible to maintain a functional and successful relationship. The following is part of their multi-chapter "Asperger's survival guide"

Distortions of the Truth
  • Sarcasm is when someone says one thing but means the opposite. For example, in response to hearing someone burp, someone else might say "how polite". The easiest way of picking up on sarcasm is by listening to tone of voice. You may need to defend yourself against sarcasm at times and this will be covered in following chapters.
  • Not knowing the truth is a common reason why people might distort it.

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