Monday, September 22, 2014

Relationships

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Managing relationships while at least one person has ADHD may not be the easiest task.  ADHD can be misunderstood, and the symptoms of ADHD can often derail a relationship.  Between hyperactivity, inattention, impulsivity or volatile emotions, ADHD patients face some obstacles in making and maintaining friendships.  Teaching those around you about your ADHD is the key to understanding.  Also consider teaching yourself about the condition - attempt to fix those attributes that may stand in the way of successful relationships and take appropriate action towards managing the condition.

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Do the symptoms of ADHD strain your relationship? If you have ADHD, does your partner complain about the lack of attention or your inability to follow through on a task? Have you forgotten important events, creating friction? If so, you aren't alone. Approximately 5 percent of all adults have ADHD and because adult ADHD has only been recently…

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, answered How can I (15 yr old boy) deal with my… Thank you for your question.   I think the first thing you should…

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, answered I was wondering if there were any tips… Natasha   Thank you for your question.    It is hard,…

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, commented on Trying to repair a marriage and finding… Shannon   I am sorry that you are going through such a hard time.…

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide, commented on ADHD and Relationships: When Opposites… lots of good information in there to take a look at when you're stuck in…

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