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I was diagnosed with ADHD when I was 47, and it destroyed my marriage (I pray that doesn’t happen to you), and almost cost me my job. I too have trouble with finances. Your county health department should have psychiatrists (and/or therapists) who could prescribe the medication you may need, if you can’t afford to see a private physician. Know that you are not alone in this battle; there are many of us who have been where you are, and we understand where you’re coming from. It’s sort of hard to “man up” (or “woman up,” if you’re female) when your brain is racing 24/7, and it’s hard as heck to keep up with anything. You have nothing to be ashamed of; this is a condition that is not your fault (I say this to myself all the time). The advice that ADHDmomma gave you is golden; it may be hard to do (I can attest to that), but it will be worth it. Wishing you all the best.


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