If you are or considering dating a woman with ADD (ADHD), these 6 things are important for you to understand. Not knowing this could ruin your relationship. In the past, I've been contacted by ADD women that were having a hard time because their man just didn't understand them.
Their man had a hard time dealing with them and often times said hurtful things out of anger and frustration. Knowing these 6 things ahead of time should help in your decision of dating a woman with ADD (ADHD).
Sam Farmer shares about herself and the things men need to know about women with ADD.
I am a part of the 4-6 percent of the US population who has attention deficit disorder.
Being plagued with distractions is something I have accepted. At any given moment, my mind goes in a multitude of directions.
I am perpetually bored, incapable of sitting still and utterly afraid in every sense of the word.
You need to accept that your girlfriend will regularly appear distracted.
Moreover, when you tell her about your day and she flips open her laptop to see what’s trending on the Internet, it doesn’t mean she is disinterested in what you have to say.
When your girlfriend fails to give you the undivided attention you crave, keep in mind she probably can’t help it.
Change is inevitable, and in a relationship with someone who has ADD, change will be frequent.
People who resolve to follow strict schedules and meticulously concocted life plans will struggle with this aspect of the relationship the most.
You can either get distressed about the fact you made dinner reservations weeks in advance or you can go with the flow, buy a cheeseboard, a bottle of scotch and race over for an impromptu evening of recreation with friends.
In college, my best friend and I had a something we referred to as “closet mountain.”
What was closet mountain? Essentially, it was a pile of clothes, which ranged in cleanliness and had accumulated throughout many sessions of getting ready. Numerous women with ADD have their own pile of clothes, from the endless crusade of getting dressed.
Numerous women with ADD have their own pile of clothes, from the endless crusade of getting dressed.
Adopting the patience she lacks will benefit your relationship tremendously.
Loving someone with ADD is like getting stuck on a roller coaster. It’s nauseating, rare and wonderful. Likewise, the experience makes up for the potentially gut-wrenching effects.
On the surface, women with ADD may be percolating with confidence; however, in reality, we are often engaged in concealed internal battles.
Attention Deficit Disorder is a very real and agonizing condition.
Sufferers may feel as if they are victims of their own minds and trapped in a persistent state of incapacitation.
Understanding this side of a person with ADD is critical for emotional growth in a relationship.
Being a source of comfort is one of the most romantic things you can do for her.
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