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Penny Williams
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You’ve identified that he struggles with social constructs. It’s not a personality defect, but a difference in his brain. If he struggles with social norms, providing rules for social interactions can help a great deal. Write out a list of rules for being a “good boyfriend.” Don’t call between 10 pm and 8 am., etc…

Immaturity and impulsivity play a role as well.

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