Compliments and Autism

Compliments are such a tricky autism problem. I know what I’m supposed to do, say thank you. When I was a kid, I was always being prompted to say thank you to people who gave me compliments. It was hard to figure out how to explain to other people that I had multiple problems with compliments, but maybe I can explain them here.

Problem 1: It’s hard for me to recognize compliments sometimes because they are complimenting things that don’t…

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