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MadBadADD
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” It’s hard I grew up with being taught patience and respect and think before you speak and so certain things that someone with ADHD/add I feel don’t get or have to work really hard to get. I apologize if this is wrong or sounds bad I’m trying to understand. ”

Yeah, had to jump in. That does sound pretty harsh & very generalized. I know a lot of people who don’t have ADHD who simply do not have a filter. Acting & speaking on impulse is not a trait that ALL people with ADD/ADHD share & is definitely not exclusive to our demographic. Like you, I was also taught the same things as you regarding patience, respect, and being careful about what you say. I think your experience with your husband has unfortunately colored your overall impression of the condition. I do appreciate your coming here, though, to learn more about it.