VIDEO CONFERENCE: “Aspies” speak to the topic, not the person
An International Support Group facilitated by Dr. Marshack. This Video Conference is only for members of Meetup. Click here for membership details and to register for this call.
Topic: VIDEO CONFERENCE: “Aspies” speak to the topic, not the person
When: Thursday, January 13th at 12PM PT
This is a frustrating aspect of our relationships with a loved one who has no empathy. However, I have to say that this simple description seems to resonate with “Aspies.”
They recognize that they acknowledge the content, or topic, or what I call factoids, but are not aware of the person who is speaking. They don’t consider why the person is using the words or the tone or the other innuendos that inevitably go with the dynamic conversation. If they can get this, then you might be able to help them understand what’s missing for you . . . namely an acknowledgment that YOU are more important than the topic.
They won’t really know why, but they may still honor that it’s important to you. I realize that this is a tough topic, but I believe that knowledge is power.
As much as we group members need moral support, we also need strategies. Hopefully, you will come away with some strategies from this video conference.
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