Loving Someone with Attention-Deficit Disorder | The Exhausted Woman

After enjoying a nice meal at a restaurant, the bill is presented. The person with attention-deficit disorder (ADD) realizes their wallet is at work. Or… At home, the search for the car keys lasts over an hour, only to discover that the keys are in the ignition. Or… On the way to crossing a border during vacation, it is revealed that the passport has been left at the last hotel. This is everyday life with a person who has ADD. Regardless of the environment, age of the person, or level of intelligence, ADD is pervasive. Loving someone with this disorder can be frustrating at times. Here are a few suggestions to keep in mind. Understand. ADD is not an acquired disorder, no one asks to have it. The latest research has shown that ADD is a chemical imbalance affecting the way the brain functions. This is why many of the medications currently in use are very effective in treatment of ADD. A person with ADD tends to lose things, is easily distracted, has difficulty concentrating, and forgets

Source: Loving Someone with Attention-Deficit Disorder | The Exhausted Woman

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s