It is a myth that only children suffer from ADHD; in some cases, adults have suffered for an entire life of ADHD symptoms without a diagnosis or treatment. A person may initially think about parenting a child who has ADHD, but what can be done for the parent with ADHD? When children rely on a parent's organization when the parent may lack organization themselves, what should be done? Moms and Dads everywhere suffer from ADHD, ranging from those diagnosed with ADHD during childhood growing into adulthood to elderly people being diagnosed much later in life.
Back in January, I posted an article titled Letting Go: Embracing the New You where I talked about the sadness one often feels when thinking of how life might have been had we not been born with ADHD. I'd like to explore this topic a bit more; specifically, the feelings of guilt most of us- maybe all of us- have felt at one time or…