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How You Can Help ADHD Adults Improve Their Ability To Listen 

3 Active listening exercises and techniques to develop better communication Does it seem like the ADHD adults in your life are always on the phone or focused somewhere else when you try to talk to them? It’s very difficult to have a meaningful conversation when you get silence in return. Active Listening Good communication is… Read More »How You Can Help ADHD Adults Improve Their Ability To Listen 

6 Breakthrough Tips to Improve Toxic Communications

Avoid injured feelings and devastating conflicts Conversations can go from a peaceful discussion to a hurtful argument in seconds when one partner has ADHD. ADHDers often find it difficult to keep their emotions in check and under control during intense interactions. Anger, resentment, and arguing are common when ADHD is present. Both the ADHDer and… Read More »6 Breakthrough Tips to Improve Toxic Communications

Another Side of Adult ADHD

Rejection Sensitivity In my last post, “What does ADHD have to do with Anger,” Gracie thought she and Dennis had finally turned a corner in being able to communicate effectively.  Dennis finally revealed that he had been diagnosed with ADHD. Even though they were neighbors and friends during childhood, Dennis had never revealed this to… Read More »Another Side of Adult ADHD

What Does Anger Have To Do With ADHD

“Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.” — Proverbs 16:32 ESV Image by ashish choudhary from Pixabay 1 In my last post, Do You Play Defense, Dennis was very easily offended, but wouldn’t talk to Gracie about why. They found an… Read More »What Does Anger Have To Do With ADHD

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They Keep Telling Me I’m Not Normal

The hardest thing about ADHD and other Personality Disorders is that it’s ‘invisible’ to outsiders. “I’m so tired of everyone telling me that I’m not normal just because I have ADHD. Who do they think they are? God.” Jeremy said. “I’ve been like this my whole life. Of course, it’s normal. It’s normal for me.… Read More »They Keep Telling Me I’m Not Normal

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Communicating With Some Is Difficult

I can hear some of you who are reading this post ask, everybody thinks differently, so what exactly do you mean? Correct, people don’t think or do anything exactly the same, unless, perhaps, identical twins. Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay People with personality disorders do think differently: BiPolar: Obsessive Thoughts, think in the extremes… Read More »Communicating With Some Is Difficult

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Overcome Excessive Impulsivity

Impulsivity in People With ADHD The person who displays impulsive tendencies is often reckless and impatient, not taking the necessary time to think through decisions. Some are painfully shy in social situations because they have been corrected, reprimanded and ridiculed when they did what felt normal and right to them. They often find it difficult… Read More »Overcome Excessive Impulsivity

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Staying Focused When You Have ADHD

  An article in HealthLine states people with ADHD are predominantly inattentive, meaning, they have difficulty focusing, finishing tasks, and following instructions. They are prone to distractions by anything that catches their attention. Inattentive ADHD often manifests as forgetfulness, apathy, or distractibility, and can be mistaken for anxiety or a mood disorder in adults. In… Read More »Staying Focused When You Have ADHD