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Jane D., a professional writer with ADHD in her early 40s, 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 and works near a big city on the West Coast.

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Archives: June 2010

posted: Wednesday June 23rd - 5:00pm

In Relationships, Is it Harder for ADD Adults to Forgive and Forget?

I'm attempting to learn from past relationship mistakes, so I can have a healthier, happier love life in the future -- even with the challenges my adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) poses. But do I have to forgive my ex? And can I forgive myself?

Summer has slipped in and replaced spring, and I can't say that I am happy about the months to come. While April’s showers have dried up, I continue to spin my wheels in their mud. I am not sure if I've slipped into a funk or a serious case of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) blues, but, increasingly, I've wanted to escape my...
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posted: Tuesday June 15th - 6:00pm

How Can I Get a Date to Accept Me -- Adult ADD and All?

I've debated telling past boyfriends about my attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), for fear they might see the negatives (impatience, disorganization, and anger issues) and none of the positives (my kind heart and creativity). Here, I share my therapist's advice.

Throughout my whole adults dating life, I've worried about the skeletons in my closet -- an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) diagnosis and accompanying symptoms and a mother who abandoned me and my sister -- and debated whether or not to share these challenges with men I've encountered, at least the ones who've seemed to view me as more than just...
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