Brianna pointed. “As soon as dinner ends, you just start cleaning up! I don’t understand how you do it. I can’t go straight from dinner to dishes.” Dan was bewildered. To him, moving from eating dinner to cleaning dishes was natural. But to Brianna, it felt like Dan was blessed with a superpower.
People mean well, don’t they? I mean, usually.
Oh yeah, sure, there are hate mongers out there. But even when they are spreading lies, or terrorizing people or attacking their fellow human beings, it’s because they have decided that their beliefs; political, religious, or whatever, are more important than the other person’s freedom, or their right to choose, or even their lives….
Attention Deficit Disorder is frustrating. It leads to procrastination, burn-out, isolation, and overwhelm.
Even now, a decade and a half after learning what’s up with me, my ADHD can be a challenge. Daily. Sometimes hourly.
ADHD can impact every aspect of a person’s life, including their romantic relationship. And because romantic partners affect each other, one partner’s ADHD can have a big effect on what their romantic partner feels and does. So even if only one partner has ADHD, they are both living with it.
It remains a hot button topic for parents and kids, fodder for scary headline writers, and of course ‘the enemy’ for websites promoting all-natural cures for ADHD.
How do you ‘cure’ ADHD? I mean it’s not like a wart or cancer where you can see it is there, treat it, and then see that it’s gone.
It’s back to school time. Every September I feel the pull. The dread. School was never a great experience for me.
Each teacher phrased it differently, but all of my report cards bore the same warning: “Ricky is capable of achieving more.”