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Penny Williams
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I agree that a different living situation would likely be better for you. This added stress and anxiety is only harming you. She may believe she is helping you, but not hearing what you’re saying and respecting it is detrimental, even if her intentions are pure.

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