Shauna’s Story

I just came across this website. I have known for sometime that I’ve had ADHD. I got diagnosed almost a year and a half ago. I feel that it has ruined so much of my life. I can’t follow through with anything. I am completely unorganized. I read book after book on self help and…

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Meghan’s Story

As a child, I was always extremely sensitive, disorganized, forgetful and had trouble keeping focus on a task unless it greatly appealed to me. However, I was also very eager to please (teachers loved this), incredibly creative in both art and writing, humorous, upbeat, caring and adventurous. I feel that these positive ADD qualities helped…

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Belinda’s Story

Hi! I’m a 43 yr. old Special Education teacher who is just discovering why I have had problems all my life. I read a few of the stories posted and feel even more sure I am ADHD, primarily inattentive. I work for a private school that offers a therapeutic component for children with emotional disorders…

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Nancy’s Story

I am the non-ADD spouse in a ‘mixed marriage.’ My husband is wonderful, exciting, curious, intelligent, loving, sexy, caring man. Actually, he is everything I could ever want in a partner! Unmedicated, he was still that – about 20% of the time. The rest of the time he was just unpredictable. I never knew when…

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Amy’s Story

I’m 18, and i was diagnosed with add over a year ago. i had went to the doctor because i was wrecking my car constantly and i was having trouble in school..which had always been a problem. i had totalled one car by not turning at a curb, hit a car not paying attention at…

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Dovid’s Story

Shalom my name is Dovid. I was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) at the age of 29. I struggled through primary, secondary and post-secondary education. At the time of my diagnosis I had already attended college for a few years. I was taking a A & P class, that’s Anatomy & Physiology for…

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Rob’s Story

I’m 37 years old and just found out that I have had ADD my whole life. I don’t know where to begin so I will just start when I was a kid. When I was in elementary school my teachers could not understand why I wasn’t doing good in school. I was tested because they…

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Melissa’s ADD / ADHD Story

Hi. I am 23 years old and in college. I am hoping to be a nurse once I’ve finished. I was diagnosed with ADD about a year and a half ago. When I was in grade school I always got in trouble for talking, or moving. I always had a hard time focusing and paying…

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Jessica’s Story

Hey…I have been reading the stories on this site and it has helped me and also made me cry tears of joy that I am not alone…I wanted to write a little bit about me but it will sound the same as most of these on here. I am 23 years old and just diagnosed…

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Garry’s Story

The young family who lives across the street from us includes five sons and a daughter. Eric, the oldest boy, is fourteen and is by far the brightest and most imaginative of the siblings. His father, although highly intelligent, is not very handy around a wood shop. As a result I spend a lot of…

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