I can’t tell you how happy I am to see this! My husband, who has never been diagnosed as having ADD/ADHD but exhibits a number of typical behaviors, talks to himself all the time! It seems to happen most when he’s working in the kitchen (cooking, washing dishes, etc.) (and the kitchen itself is a chaotic mess that he’s created but knows isn’t functional). It also seems to occur more when he’s especially stressed than when he’s calmer.
I’ve never listened carefully but it typically seems to be whole conversations, or at least one side of them. I’ve asked him repeatedly not to do it, or to be more quietly, since it’s confusing to me if I’m in a nearby room as to whether he’s talking to me or to himself. Now that I know this can be an ADD/ADHD thing, I’ll be able to be a whole lot more tolerant! Thanks!!