Dating is typically a situation where people feel scrutinized, have to meet new people, and may fear they’ll do something embarrassing.
As he tells me about himself, I listen intently, nodding and smiling intermittently.But, unbeknown to my date, while I’m doing my very best impression of a swan, I'm far from the outward picture of calm."Because we all are autistic on the site, we can easily share each other's experiences that we may have difficulty expressing to non-autistics," Cantu told Buzz Feed News.Both Cantu and her mother, who is still married to her dad, have Spectrum Singles accounts of their own, but are only "there for friendship." The stars and writers of the skits, Michael Mc Creary and Olivia Goudreault, are both on the autism spectrum as well.My stomach is doing backflips that could rival an Olympic gymnast.
And, the sound of my heart thumping is so loud I wonder if my date can hear it. on a Thursday and I’m sitting across the table from a human male.What’s more: this handsome, well-mannered and interesting man is my date for the evening.Cantu researched autistic communities online, but was disappointed by how many of them were made by non-autistics."These sites either portrayed autism in a negative light, or grouped us together without showing that each of us is different," she told Buzz Feed News.Add a digital element to it of being connected via email, Facebook, or Twitter and it's magnified big time.