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Penny Williams

Many, many therapists are offering teletherapy right now. While you can’t get a diagnosis yet, you can get some help with the day to day of what you’re going through. Most insurance companies in the US are covering the teletherapy too.

Read up on Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria. It seems to fit for you and explains a lot of your hurt and maybe your husband’s perspective that you’re “too sensitive” or the like.

How ADHD Ignites Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria

Free Webinar Replay: All the Feels: An ADHD Guide to Emotional Dysregulation and Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria

And look for ways to take your husband out of the equation in helping you with your tasks. You don’t want to set a parent-child dynamic between you. Is there a friend that could help you with it over facetime, for instance? Or an ADHD coach?

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