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Autistic couple who met on dating site share their romantic story (photos, video)

Autistic couple who met on dating site share their romantic story (photos, video)

- Nico Morales met Latoya Jolly on a dating website and immediately clicked. A message dropped in Jolly's inbox 'lit the fire'

- Both Morales and Jolly have Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism that makes it difficult for people to understand relationships or even interact with other people in social settings

-Ever since they met, these two lovebirds, who previously struggled with relationship issues, cannot get enough of each other. Their secret is revealed

It's been three years since this couple met. But their love for each other is still fresh and can only be matched to that of Romeo and Juliet.

Rare romance! Autistic couple who met on dating site share their UNTOLD love story

Neither of them had been able to kiss anyone on the lips before each other (Picture: CNN)

When Nico Morales, 19, met Latoya Jolly, 23, on a dating website in December 2015, they probably never knew how far and where they were going with each other. But one thing was for sure, they fell in love on the first day.

It all started with Morales dropping a text message in Jolly's inbox, hoping that she was going to respond. And yes, Jolly responded, politely so. Then a date was quickly arranged where the two had the opportunity to meet face-to-face and peruse through each other's profile.

Rare romance! Autistic couple who met on dating site share their UNTOLD love story

Nico and Latoya have always struggled with social interaction and found it hard to maintain relationships. (Picture: CNN)

Prior to their meeting, Morales and Jolly struggled with relationship issues. The two reportedly have Asperger's syndrome, which is a form of autism that makes it difficult for people to develop and understand relationships and even interact with other people in social settings. This is partly the reason why their relationship is a unique and special one and they know it.

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The relationship is unique in the sense that the two lovebirds are seemingly more comfortable around each other than any other person they have ever interacted with in their lives.

Morales said: "When I met Latoya, my instinct was that she was the most beautiful woman on earth.I have never seen such beauty in my life. She looks so amazing. Her glasses were reflecting the moonlight like a disco ball, and she had the prettiest smile."

Rare romance! Autistic couple who met on dating site share their UNTOLD love story

So in love with each other (Picture: CNN)

Jolly on her side says she had never kissed anyone on the lips until she met Morales.

She said: "I have received and given kisses on the cheeks but I have never really had a kiss on the lips. Only Morales do that to me."

Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP) show that one in every 68 children in the United States has some form of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Experts say those suffering from autism tend to get fixated in a particular hobby. They also generally struggle with social and communication activities. However, when two individuals with autism are in a relationship, they can connect well with each other.

Paige Siper, chief psychologist at Seaver Autism Centre for Research and Treatment said: "Person with autism can relate well to one another when in love. They do this by connecting on that common ground."

Rare romance! Autistic couple who met on dating site share their UNTOLD love story

They are meant for each other

Watch video of autistic Morales and Jolly sharing their romantic love story:

Aww! So romantic!

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