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Opposite Day

One of the worst days as the non-add spouse is when the add spouse acknowledges the ADD and apologizes. These days, though few and far between, usually occur when the non- ADD spouse has been obviously aggravated, to put it very nicely, for an extended period of time. 544 more words

Attention Deficit Disorder

Leave Them Laughing When You Go

Imagine yourself in a multiplex movie theater. Curiously, no walls separate the half-dozen theaters that form the multiplex. Miraculously, you are watching six different screens all at once, thoroughly understanding and enjoying every scene, word, character. 1,093 more words

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit Disorder

Whether or not we are aware of it, we all have something. Medical school has taught me that much.   All my life I have found that the world around me can grab my attention very easily. 485 more words

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Grieve the loss: Part two

As I said in Part One, what makes ADD so frustrating is that the behaviors it provokes are so close to normal. But the thing I did not say is that they are not. 842 more words

Attention Deficit Disorder

Grieve the loss: Part one

I have been married to my kind, intelligent, loving husband for just over two years now. He was diagnosed in our first year of marriage. At the time of the diagnosis, I thought about all the ways this would affect… 626 more words

Attention Deficit Disorder

The Beginning

When I think about what I hope to get out of this, I am not entirely sure. I have had a journal my entire life. Writing is very therapeutic to me. 250 more words

Attention Deficit Disorder