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Douglas Cootey, a single father to four daughters, works hard to meet the challenges of managing depression, ADHD, and chronic motor tic disorders. He describes his frantic but fun-filled life surrounded by his loving daughters as a “living sitcom.”

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posted: Friday March 18th - 9:30am

The Day My Daughter Went “Missing,” Thanks to My ADHD

My damn hyperfocus got me all worked up, and screwed up, again.

Hyperfocus: How ADHD Made Me “Lose” My Daughter
I want to share a story with you about ADHD hyperfocus and its often sheepish, absent-minded splendor. I'm betting some of you poor souls out there can relate all too well. Most people get absentminded when they're sick, fatigued, or overworked. They can become so focused on a deadline or an important task that they don't notice the world around them. That's something that is a...
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