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Re: I don't know how I feel / indecisive

Re: I don't know how I feel / indecisive2010-08-20T02:46:23+00:00

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Thank you for bringing this topic up! My youngest son has always agonized over what to choose on the menu at Wendy’s and/or what to order on pizza, etc. and it was something that I had not connected to ADD, just that it was one of his own personal quirks. (A-HA!) We don’t even pull into a drive-through lane until he’s made up his mind, otherwise we could be holding up 40 other cars waiting for him to decide whether he wants to “try” the chicken sandwich (that he’s had before), or go with his old standby classic combo. In the grand scheme of things, it doesn’t matter to anyone which one he goes with, but in his world, and at that moment, it’s huge.

Even when we’re dining in a restaurant, he carefully reviews all of the choices, and even after he’s ordered, often asks everyone else if they want a taste of his meal, and/or if he can have a taste of theirs. We usually try to help him out by narrowing down the choices to 2 (or even 3) items; at the same time, we don’t want to be seen as making his decisions for him. Never thought of it as his having trouble determining if he had made the “right” choice – something new for us to look into!