Couples With One ADHD Partner
not sure if this is just ADD
Husband dxed with ADD and depression about 5 yrs ago. Never really had a good work record. Started adderall and Lexapro then. Was a changed person til about a yr.+ ago. Both meds seemed to stop working after he started not getting his refills on time so would be off meds for days once a month or so. Now it is worse than ever, doing irrational impulsive things, back to barely working (took him hrs to drive to his 15 min away job due to “errands” ie going to best buy to look at a tablet he doesn’t have money to buy so was 6 hrs late for his job; just basically illegally went into someone’s cell account and changed their email to mine, just off the wall stuff he would never have done in the past) He is self employed after being laid off about a 18 months ago. I’m starting to think his irrational behavior is more than ADD/depression. He just started a new therapist and will be going to a new psychiatrist next week (missed the appointment he had yesterday). He is very secretive about the therapy. I have tried to be supportive for our almost 40 yrs. of marriage but this is getting to be more than I can take and seems beyond what I have read for his dx. Is this normal behavior for ADD?
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