Couples With One ADHD Partner
How do I explain my ADD to my husband?
I was diagnosed with adult ADD in 2006 and am able to handle most symptoms with Adderall. However, I feel like my ADD really causes big problems in my marriage - usually because I make little things into big things, overreact, ruminate on disappointments or anger until I boil over. I have tried to get my spouse to read articles or books on ADD so he has a better understanding of what I am dealing with. He thinks I am making excuses for my behavior and nothing could be further from the truth. I fully understand this is MY issue and I am the only one who can manage my anger and learn not to let ADD destroy our relationship but I really feel like he dismisses it and has given up on me and on us. If anyone has some good articles, books, or just plain old advice - I am all ears…
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