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George Osborne was accused of having AS because of his ability to retain random facts (at the expense of seeing the bigger picture, was the suggestion) – and he swiftly retorted that the journalist who said this must be confusing him with Gordon Brown, a man of limited social skills.

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In other words, women are just far better at pretending to be normal.

While a boy with Asperger’s will present as ‘agitated, clumsy and immature’, says Attwood, an AS girl will be far better at covering her condition through imitation.

She also urges him to say when he needs something he is not getting from her. On the bright side, AS women adjust quite easily to motherhood – as babies and small children thrive on a strict routine, and so do Aspies!

It is no coincidence that Asperger’s in relationships has become a hot topic since the boom in online dating websites, which has seen a parallel rise in the number of ‘mixed marriages’, or those between one Asperger’s partner (almost always the man) and one ‘neuro-typical’ partner (the woman).

According to the National Autistic Society (NAS), autism is an incurable developmental disability, in which one’s ability to communicate and relate to the outside world is impaired, meaning empathy (the drive to identify with others’ emotions), socialising and picking up on cues, such as subtlety or irony, are virtually impossible.

The term Asperger’s was coined some 60 years ago, derived from the Austrian paediatrician Hans Asperger, who believed that mildly autistic people could lead normal lives, especially if given the proper encouragement.

If a lack of social skills, zero sensitivity and puzzling behaviour sums up your spouse, he could have Asperger’s syndrome, says Charlotte Pearson Methven.

But if you focus on the positive aspects, it could make him the ideal husband Is your other half more likely to remember the score of the FA Cup final 12 years ago than he is to buy a present for your child’s birthday?

This may explain why Boyle entered the Priory clinic after her BGT breakthrough, unable to cope with her fame and, presumably, the accompanying pressure to appear ‘normal’.

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