ADHD in Men
Why won't my wife accept that it might be ADHD
I am a 48 year old male, never diagnosed with ADHD.
I had a brain tumor removed 19 years ago
I have never been formally diagnosed with ADHD. However, looking back over my life I see ADHD symptoms all over the place(e.g.
messy/disorganized room, desk, office, car, etc. Procrastination. Not doing homework in favor of watching TV. Not going to bed until very late because I was doing something that interested me. Not completing tasks but moving on to something more interesting.
Because I had a brain tumor removed and was having problems at work and social environments, I had a Neuropysch test that showed a 70% probability of having ADHD.
1. If I believe I have ADHD, and show many of the symptoms, can I actually have ADHD? Or is it a Catch 22, where if I think I’m have ADHD, then I mustn’t have it, because I think that I do?
2. Also, my wife doesn’t think I have ADHD because “I can focus on what I want to, it’s just laziness and a choice I make not to do chores”.
What can I do to ease this argument?
3. I get started on a task, hobby, workout routine, diet, etc., but after a couple of weeks, I lose interest and stop the activity. What can I do to remain motivated?
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