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Relationships and Adult ADD All relationships present challenges at some point in time. ADD / ADHD can certainly have a unique impact within relationships.
Adult ADD Relationships and How to Make Them Work In today’s world, finding someone to love can be hectic. Work, school, children and dozens of other responsibilities and priorities leave little time for romantic relationships. Still, millions have found that one person to share their life with and among those million are those with Adult Attention Deficit Disorder or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Those dealing with ADD/ADHD not only have to worry about the everyday obstacles a relationship can endure, but also the added difficulties the disorder sometimes presents. Adult ADD relationships can experience a few of the following hardships:
“Music helps me concentrate,” Mike said to me glancing briefly over his shoulder. Mike was in his room writing a paper for his U.S. History class. On his desk next to his computer sat crunched Red Bulls, empty Gatorade bottles, some extra pocket change and scattered pieces of paper.
At Cambridge over the summer, many students were taking pills to help their concentration. Ed Cumming was among them ... From INTELLIGENT LIFE Magazine, Autumn 2009
Based upon the DSM-IV criteria and other screening measures for ADD/ADHD Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. Use this quiz to help determine if you need to see a mental health professional for diagnosis and treatment of ADD or ADHD as an adult. Instructions: Simply answer the questions on how you have behaved and felt during the past 6 months .