Don’s Story

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…

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Elizabeth’s Story

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…

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Belinda’s Story

My name is Belinda and I am 45. I found out last March that I have ADHD and am slightly Bi-polar. As I have read all the stories I can see that this is real. I thought that I was stupid most of my whole life. People told me that I was dingy or that…

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Julie’s Story

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.…

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Mike’s Story

I just finished reading the cover story on this site and he was quite a bit more well off than I was. I’m a 56 year young male who was diagnosed with Adult ADD only four years ago. So you can imagine the coping techniques I developed coming up in my childhood years, which were…

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Elise’s Story

I’m 37yrs old mom of 4. on my second marriage to a wonderful understanding and supportive man. All this and ADD to…lol it’s been a ride to say the least 🙂 So okay my story–My childhood was pretty rough. I had a physically,emotionally and mentally abusive mother. My dad was there but I didn’t know…

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Sonny’s Story

I was diagnosed with ADD about 4 years ago and since have switched to a different medication. The medication works for me but even with medication and therapy, life is still a struggle. I came here by way of the Philippines but was born here. I was mostly raised in the Philippines and came back…

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Ben’s Story

My story is a strange one. I live in Ireland. I’m 14. I have two brothers, Micheal(26) and Seamus(24). My sister, Roisin, is 22. My Dad is 50 and my mom is dead from a stroke only 2 years ago. I moved to a private school on secondary school in first year. At this point…

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Tien’s Story

Hi my name is Tien and I’m 23 years old. I haven’t been officially diagnosed with ADD yet. My officially diagnosed is social phobia and depression; surprise, surprise these diagnosis typically over mask ADD. Ever since I could remember I’ve had to deal with behavioral problems, attention, anxiety, depression. During school while growing up I…

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Rhonda’s Story

Like so many of you, I was recently diagnosed with ADHD, at the age of 39. It answered a lot of questions for me about my childhood, and the way I lived my life up to that point. Let me try to explain, as my story will probably sound familiar, at least to a point.…

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