When Your Husband Has Asperger Syndrome

A humorous, helpful new memoir about a married couple dealing with Asperger syndrome.

by Amanda Lovell
Photograph: Avery Powell

The Journal of Best Practices by David Finch

Self-centered, short-tempered and oblivious to all the useful things he might be doing around the house if he weren't such an inconsiderate boob—that could describe any number of about-to-be-ex-husbands. But amp up the bad behavior and add a few warning bells and whistles (phobias, fixations, a tendency to quack), and you may have a guy with Asperger syndrome, a form of autism. Luckily, Finch's wife, who works with children on the spectrum, caught on to the fact that her husband's brain was simply wired differently—and together they set out to rescue their teetering marriage. In this funny, endearing, lesson-packed memoir, Finch shows what a couple can accomplish with acceptance, forbearance, determination and love. (amazon.com)
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First Published Tue, 2011-11-08 15:34

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