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"I didn’t really understand who I was, what I was feeling, who was attractive, and everyone at school had started dating and going out and I didn’t want to do that.
I think I fell in love with my best friend at one point, and I didn’t know what that obsessive feeling was."There are a number of reasons why women with autism are under-diagnosed.
What made things even more challenging for Erin is that, like many women with autism, she wasn’t diagnosed until much later in her life, at the age of 23.
This meant she was unable to access the support she needed to explain some of the isolating experiences she was going through."I didn’t really enjoy being a teenager," she says.
I find it difficult to know if this person is telling me the truth."As a result, she uses mainstream apps like Tinder and sites like Plenty Of Fish and to meet people.
Other guys his age were into women, and he felt even more of an outsider.Autism is a lifelong condition that affects how people communicate with others and interact with the world around them. Some are able to learn, live and work independently, while others may have learning differences or health conditions that require extra support.