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w_winston
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I almost cried reading your post. I’m 43 and have suffered with depression and NOW I “think” I have ADHD and maybe anxiety. I have prayed to just be ‘happy’ – know one believes me when I’m struggling, so I too FAKE it alot. I didn’t realize it could be the ADHD that makes my mouth so cut throat. I just assumed I got that from my grandmother. However, my 8 year old daughter was recently diagnosed with dyslexia and ADHD so I’ve been researching non stop. I also feel like something “switched off or on” a few years after having her. When she was around 4 things just went downhill and it’s been a FIGHT for me to remain positive/happy and productive. I don’t even know where to begin to find a “good” therapist. YOU ARE NOT ALONE.