ADHDers can spend their whole lives fighting this single inner demon and still never fully feel they’ve gotten ahead of it.
When applied to the dating arena, it’s almost as if ADHDers set an inner egg timer the moment they step out their front doors on a first date.
Does your wife say she feels like you’re just one more child in the house?
Have your friends lost patience with you because you’re late all the time? The condition starts in childhood, but it can stay into adulthood. '' If you have the condition, your loved ones and friends might have a hard time getting your full attention.
If people have been telling you for years that you’re forgetful, it might be time to find out if they’re right. ''I can’t believe you bought that -- you know we can’t afford it!When you have attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dating can be a difficult and awkward process.You might chronically forget plans you've made, arrive late, or get distracted during conversations.The misunderstanding stem from the early studies of the disorder which, a research says, "were based on really hyperactive young white boys." , and apple seeds in your bed—it’s hard to know where to look when you lose your keys.The other day, after two weeks of fruitless searching, I found my keys in the refrigerator on top of the roasted garlic hummus. I surprised when my psychiatrist diagnosed me with ADHD two years ago, when I was a junior at Yale.