Why I quit talking to people about it
He doesn't have Asperger's -- he is one of the funniest people I know.
You don't understand -- Asperger's is serious, I mean they're fucked up about sex, my cousin has it and he is really inappropriate.
Anyone can read something in the DSM and think they have it. You can convince yourself the criteria fits for almost anything.
I don't need to be validated or convince anyone other than folk who matter in/to the situation(although I wouldn't hate a little understanding either). The sad thing is, it's thinking such as the kind involved in these snap to judgement type of responses that can close off opportunity to those who could really benefit from proper diagnosis -- namely, our family.