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Allison Russo
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This reply was originally posted by user adhdmomma in ADDitude’s now-retired community.

There are a lot of politics to navigate when working in an office. That kind of subtlety can be tough for individuals with ADHD, who are often very concrete, black-and-white thinkers. For example, to you, the email was purely inquisitive. For your boss, he has to wonder why you are seeking other projects/assignments—if you aren’t happy on his team, your work may begin to suffer.

Here’s some expert advice that may help too:
https://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/7795.html

Penny
ADDconnect Moderator, Author on Parenting ADHD, Mom to teen boy with ADHD, LDs, and autism