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Jane D., a 30-something professional writer and student with ADHD, blogs about dating and relationships, working and losing a variety of jobs, and surviving and thriving with attention deficit, along with depression and anxiety. She lives, works, and studies in a big city on the East Coast.« Recent Blog Posts
Archives: June 2009
posted: Monday June 29th - 1:22pm
Commitment Phobia: Is It an Adult ADHD Phenomenon?
For people with attention deficit disorder, breaking patterns is as hard as stopping a freight train moving at high speed.
posted: Friday June 19th - 11:15am
ADHD and Depression Downspiraling
Deep down I knew that even if I got a job tomorrow, a decent job in the industry I love, I would not remain happy. I would fall back into being dissatisfied and miserable. Along with ADHD, there came the evil stepsisters, depression and anxiety.
posted: Tuesday June 16th - 12:25pm
Tantrums and Apologies
As an adult with attention deficit disorder (ADHD), I find it hard to gain control of my emotions when things don't go my way.
posted: Thursday June 11th - 11:38am
Keys to Breaking the Patterns of ADHD
Getting unstuck from habits may help adults with attention deficit disorder move past disappointment, paving the way to healthier beginnings.
A pattern is so hard to kill. For the adult who has been diagnosed with ADHD, it is like the cockroach that refuses to die. For nearly three years, I have gone for bad boys, the people who are ambivalent and indifferent. Like Mr. Ph.D., the “friends and nothing more” swim buddy. (I still kick myself for what feels like a lost opportunity.) Now I look...
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posted: Monday June 8th - 10:16am« ADHD & the City's blog
Slowing Down with Adult Attention-Deficit
Unemployment is a long, lonely journey. I'm sad, and desperate now for a job where my talents can be used.
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