Can adults with Aspergers have relationships?
Asperger's Syndrome Essential Reads. Another area that can badly affect relationships is emotional regulation. Just as the neurological system can be less than efficient in handling sensory input, so can it be with emotional input.
Can aspies be social?
Individuals with Asperger's Disorder usually want to fit in and have interaction with others, but often they don't know how to do it. They may be socially awkward, not understand conventional social rules or show a lack of empathy.
How does autism affect friendships?
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) tend to have a harder time developing friendships. This might be because they have trouble with: starting and keeping conversations going. working out what other people are thinking and feeling.