Couples With One ADHD Partner
Why is it so hard/scary for men to get help?
Anyone’s input is fine, but if I could get a man’s perspective that would be great. I’ve had a sneaking suspicion that my husband has ADHD for years (married 13). But he finally listened when I tried to talk to him about it 2 yrs ago. He agreed to see a dr but the dr we saw said it was depression, we didn’t disagree, he had been making very bad decisions that were really hurting me and our marriage, so I’m sure he was depressed. But we both feel it’s more than that. But after that he said, well lets just say we’re 99% sure I have ADHD and deal with it the best we can. I don’t think I have to tell you that that hasn’t been working. Just in the past month somethings have happened that have pushed me to my limit. I love him very much and don’t want our marriage to end, but I can’t take much more of the hurt. So he agreed to see a different dr and do whatever it takes to treat it. But when I asked him how he felt about that he said he was scared to death. He has an appointment in 3 wks. Although I’m angry, resentful and hurt by his actions and enduring them for all these years, I still care about him and want to be supportive. Please help me understand.
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