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Penny Williams
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I think it’s really important to tell him exactly what you wrote here. The sincerity should carry some weight. Couples counseling could be helpful too. I know you’re not married, but Melissa Orlov’s books on ADHD and marriage are full strategies for couples.

Sick of Arguing? It Might Be Time For a Smarter Compromise

In the end, if he doesn’t accept who you are, the relationship will never work. It’s not that you’ve done anything wrong or are broken or anything like that, it’s simply that you don’t fit together.

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