So far they had only cuddled; Jack, who had dropped out of high school but was acing organic chemistry in continuing education classes, had hopes for something more. Long story short, these last 8 years together we have had little conflict because I have been able to accept him for who he is, as he has done for me all these years. Their mind-blindness compounds the escalation of what would not even be an issue for a neurotypical.
Conversely, they may not take your existing knowledge into consideration. They are prone to ruminating or fixating on bad experiences with people or events for an inordinate length of time. Yet both have also summoned the courage to take a risk, perhaps the biggest risk of their lives, for each other. Freaks, geeks and Asperger syndrome: A user guide to adolescence.