The adult version of a meltdown may include any of the following (just to name a few): On the mild end of the continuum, the adult in meltdown may simply say some things that are overly critical and disrespectful, thus ultimately destroying the relationship with the other party (or parties) in many cases.
Always delete the conversation after you finish to ensure that no one else can access your information. Once you are, the advocate will encourage you to explain your situation.
During the call, your peer advocate will work with you to come up with solutions that best meet your needs.
Cognitive behavioral therapy that combines cognitive restructuring, coping skills training, and relaxation training has the most promising results.
Unfortunately, many Aspergers adults who experience meltdowns don't seek treatment.
Those who are also addicted to drugs or alcohol have a greatest risk of harming themselves.
Aspergers adults who experience meltdowns are often perceived by others as “always being angry.” Other complications may include job loss, school suspension, divorce, auto accidents, and even incarceration.Text* loveis (capitalization does not matter) to 22522.You will receive a response from a peer advocate prompting you for your question.Go ahead and text your comment or question and we will reply. We can send interactive links and resources for you to access directly from your phone. Turn your text into a talk by asking an advocate for our phone number or using our chat service.If your situation is serious, we recommend calling or chatting first. Loveisrespect Text for Help Services are sponsored by Mary Kay Inc.If you're involved in a relationship with an Aspie, it's important that you take steps to protect yourself and your kids.