Couples With One ADHD Partner
At wits end
I am married to a man with ADHD. We’ve been married for almost 5 years, together for almost 10. I’m actually a Psychologist who treats Adult ADHD, mainly because I can see the trials and tribulations my husband goes through each day, and believe I can help others. I know I have helped others. However, in my personal life, I have not been so lucky. My husband refuses to acknowledge the way his ADHD impacts our marriage… He’s also significantly depressed. I don’t know what to do anymore, and am at my wits end. I can’t believe it’s come to this, and I need support in knowing it is ok to maybe leave the marriage. It feels like a failing on my part, like I should be able to withstand this storm, given my profession and area of expertise. But he won’t accept help, he rarely takes his medications, and won’t read the literature I provide him on his condition. I’m now 9mos pregnant, and can’t have his moodiness and anger impact my child (who will also most likely have ADHD)... Any advice will be appreciated, I just feel so lost.
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