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I am a 15-year-old high school freshman. ADD has made my life hard and way too confusing.
It does not help that I have Cyclothymia , a mood disorder kind of like Bi-Polar, i go through stages to deep deep black hole depression for no reason, flashes of anger and areas of calm in between. I spend most of my time in the depression. I get in fights with my friends a lot because they don't understand why I can be pissed off, hyper, depressed, chill, on top of the world and then pissed off…Continue
through a sentence, or two hours into a date, I have always wanted to say or do
something else. Inattention, brazen impulsiveness and rampant hyperactivity
have all been detrimental for me to establish any long term relationship, or even
friendships, with women.
That is not to say that I haven’t developed close bonds with women
throughout the years. In fact, my unique personality and some of the things that
come out of my mouth seem to intrigue certain…
I'm 22 and have never been diagnosed with ADHD but have always known that I was different than my friends. My mom once was told I was border line hyperactive but never looked more into it. Some time along the way of growing up it was thrown around that I was ADHD.
In school I had tons of problems that I hid well. My grades where average so no flags were thrown up to my teachers but I knew something was different. I was in high school and had trouble with simple math, my handwriting…Continue
I could not understand the cycles. I have so many interests and what I call "brief but intense enthusiasms," so I'd get involved in a variety of projects (all good things). I'd take on too many responsibilities in each area--sometimes just because I was good at it and desperately needed to feel good about myself. I actually enjoyed these things and poured myself into them...until I got bored. I'd lose interest, procrastinate, and let other people down. Then the activities got to be too much,…Continue