Reply To: 23 y/o g/son unable to call about job due to anxiety

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quietlylost
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I think it’d be important to try to figure out why he’s unable to call. It’s usually not just an ADHD inattention / motivation thing. There are often other reasons at play including fear of rejection, fear of responsibility, social anxiety, phone avoidance, etc. Once those issues are identified and addressed, the other work that you all are doing to help sequence things and support him will be heard.

Trying to get a job at any age is hard, but it’s important to understand what makes it so hard for him right now.