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ADHD in Women
Today I was in my college counselors waiting room, bored, desperately scrolling through my phone for anything that might break through the dull and numb agony that is a waiting room for someone with A.D.D.
A woman walked in with a small child, and as I peered at her over the top of my cell phone screen, I noticed the same dark and ugly constellation of scars running up and down her otherwise normal legs that blotched and ruined my otherwise normal legs. I was fascinated! I had never seen another woman with the same obvious affliction of skin picking. Years of mosquito bite scratching and scarring has turned what would have been amazing legs into something I’m ashamed of and hide. To see another woman out and about with her similar scars showing made me want to rush over to her and yell, “You’re not the only one! I’m not the only one!” And pull up my pant leg to show her. The only thing that kept me silently in my seat was the fear of making her feel uncomfortable or embarrassed about having attention drawn to them. I know I certainly would have felt that way.
How do you ladies deal with skin/acne picking and how do you feel about your scars?