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Just Diagnosed With ADHD (Adults)
Not Exactly Recent, However
Hey guys, Melanie here.
I am 21 years old, and was diagnosed at 18. Now I know what you’re thinking, this isn’t recent, wrong place.
However I have only recently found out that the person who diagnosed me didn’t explain the full scope of it, and so I was left with a wrong impression of what was caused by my ADD and left me feeling lower in self esteem.
I was basically stuck with a stereotype as an idea for years, and its only now that I’ve switched doctors that I’m really learning everything I need to. A lot of things I thought were character flaws of mine are actually aspects of my ADD.
Does anyone have any suggestions for me? I feel like I’ve been lied to.