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Penny Williams
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First, take a breath. You can’t change everything at once, and trying to will only make you feel like a failure.

On the treatment front, talk with the psychiatrist about the fact that your current treatment isn’t enough. Ask what the plan is to treat your ADHD. Convey how much you are struggling.

It sounds like therapy might be a good addition to your treatment plan. A therapist who understands adult ADHD can help you map out a plan for improving these areas of your life you’ve identified in your post. And couples counseling could be very helpful for your relationship.

Would your partner be willing to read this article?

Does Your Lover Have ADHD? Read This.

At work, show them they won’t get you down by doing the job assigned the best anyone possibly could. Go the extra mile. Show them you won’t cower and you won’t break.

Penny
ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Trainer & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism