Category : should i tell my friends i have adhd
Those of us who qualify as ADHD are, well, different. Not just from the 96% of the world who are ‘neuro-typical’, but different from each other. We are indeed a tribe, but a diverse tribe.
Should I tell my boss I have ADHD? Is it better to disclose my ADHD diagnosis at work? Should I tell my child’s teacher he has Attention Deficit Disorder?
All valid concerns. With potentially wonderful or devastating outcomes.
I’m coping, everybody’s coping, and we can’t talk about it!
Those early days, after I was first diagnosed with ADHD, were heady times. My first reaction was a mix of relief, excitement, and alarm. Bouncing between “This explains so much!” and ”What does it all mean? And I damaged? What do I do about it?”