Holland’s Story

So, how’s it going everyone? At 3pm on March 14, I was diagnosed with Adult ADD by my psychiatrist. We sat down and I told him that I thought it was possible that I had this disorder. He pulled out an ADD test sheet and began to ask questions, which he would answer with a…

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Maliha’s Story

So, after a lifetime of extreme difficulty and struggle, chaos and underachievement, I have the answer. Here in the UK, ADD is not really well known about, so I was lucky to actually find out about it, and get myself referred by my doctor, to a psychiatrist who specialises in adult ADD. I was just…

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Ariane’s Story

Oh My God … Tiggers bounce and so did my kids! Bounce, bounce, bounce, 24-7; at the dinner table, on the furniture, when it’s time for sleep. High energy? Puhleeze .. super charged octane at 110%. Whispered comments and disapproving glances from strangers were the reception we would receive at family outings. Something was awry…

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Jenny’s Story

Well I’m so glad to have found a site that shares personal stories. I am 24 years old. I never had really believed there was such a thing as ADD or adhd. I always thought it was just and excuse for parents to medicate their kids to make them mind. I NOW understand how wrong…

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Sara’s Story

Finally, people that I can relate to. I can remember being very unorganized, junky and sluggish as a little girl. I experience ADD without the hyperactivity. I am and was always sensitive and also anxious. The thought of having to undertake large tasks overwhelm me and I run in the opposite direction. My house is…

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Allen’s Story

I am 45 years old, live in Jacksonville, FL, separated and have three incredible children ages 8, 5, and 3. So what am i doing in Jackson Hole, Wyoming? Running. i hadn’t even heard of ADD until i was like 35. My sister had heard about it on Oprah of all places, and called me…

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Sabina’s Story

Hello everybody, just want to share my story with understanding people. I have ADD who was recently diagnosed and that suddenly made everything clear for me. When I was growing up I was a very intelligent child who learn to read at age three and was first place in school. This suddenly changed when I…

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Adam’s Story

I’m 27 and have been told by a psychologist that I am a classic case of ADD that went undetected as a school. Reading these stories is both enlightening and relieving for me. I spend half of my life losing things and the other half finding them. It’s a constant frustration not being able to…

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Mava’s Story

I’m a 19 years old girl and I have been diagnosed with ADD without hyperactivity a few weeks ago. It’s like someone put all the pieces of the puzzles into place. If I was religious I would say it’s a godsend. I always knew I was different. As far as I can remember ( 3…

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Randy’s Story

I’m a 37 year old man with the attitude of 20 something. Ive never felt understood and often find myself misunderstood. I was diagnosed unofficially about 5 years ago and officially diagnosed about 1 year ago. Although I feel that knowing is good, Im still struggling in my relationships and job. School was always tough,…

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