Reply To: Overwhelmed scattered Brained and need help

Home Welcome to the ADDitude Forums For Adults Overwhelmed scattered Brained and need help Reply To: Overwhelmed scattered Brained and need help

#69179
annietat
Participant

I have add (& self diagnosed efd 😂) and often feel how you described your son. I too can be very black and white and can get too absorbed in my passion for a certain topic to see the other side of it. To calm myself, I listen to music, read, or workout. I find exercise really helps because it lets off steam: for me, a more intense workout gets more pent up anger, sadness, or confusion out of my system. Maybe your son hasn’t found a good outlet to let his emotions go. You also mentioned he lives 800 miles or so away and you only see him often. Maybe in that time, you could try different things with him and find what he’s most calm doing, and in that time he may open up more to you…