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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: October 2012

posted: Monday October 22nd - 11:22am

Dumped on, Deleted, and...Dating?

Friends or more? Mixed signals made me wonder, so I asked point-blank in my blunt ADHD way.

Autumn is in full season here in this Asian city; thankfully the humidity has died down and I can once again walk about without being drenched in sweat. I've been swimming and working, going at both with great gusto mostly to try to keep my mind off the man problem and my desire to date people who are simply unavailable. The latest problem guy is the Texan...
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posted: Monday October 15th - 10:16am

Lost in Translation, Yet Again

"Can't you just change your attitude?"

Family gatherings are usually a painful affair for the single girl. Here in this busy hustle-bustle moshpit of an Asian city, we had a long weekend to celebrate what I call Mooncake Festival. The grandmother and I went to the aunt's home and ate with the cousins who are all married. Everyone is married or a couple (except for the Dennis the Menace-like 5-year-old nephew), and...
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