Couples With One ADHD Partner
What happened? Ex-BF with ADHD
I have had this big question bothering me for the past 10 months: “What happened?”
I dated this boy with ADHD, and it was perfect. I was in love for the first time in my life. He was prescribed Adderall and told me upfront that he had ADHD. I never really noticed anything different about him except for the occasional irritation/burst of anger, which was very different from his usual loving self.
One day, I found out that he quit his medication cold turkey. Apparently he had been taking up to three times what he was supposed to. Later that same day (as he quit), he sent me an email stating that he had no feelings for me and that I should go on with my life (it was a sweet letter, but I was devistated nevertheless).
Two weeks after this, we got in an argument online over that fact that he refused to see me when he was in town, stating that I was “insane” and “too dependent on him”.
After that he deleted me on all social networks. I still haven’t talked to him to this day, and our break up and arguments were all done online.
I’m still left wondering what happened, what did I do. My friends and our shared friends all wonder the same.
I’ve read up online and found that he might had been hyperfocusing on our relationship in the beginning to then shift his focus to something else.
I’m also wondering if this might simply be because of the ADHD, or because he stopped taking his meds.
Or maybe he was just being a boy.
I would very much appreciate some answers on this topic, and help me move on with my life.
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