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Re: The Silent Treatment

Re: The Silent Treatment2012-02-20T10:47:18+00:00

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When I read the title of the thread I thought it was going to be about some sort of punishment that a spouse or parent may give a person with ADD. I was married to someone who when they got mad at me for some mistake (house a mess again) he’d either yell or decide to give me the silent treatment. It didn’t work because the symptom of ADD that I have the worst is pretty much constant talking. I do this especially when there are uncomfortable silences.

For me as a extroverted person with ADD it’s not like people give me the silent treatment as much as constant teasing about how much I talk. The teasing causes me to try hard to shut up for awhile but it’s a hard sell to my brain.