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hayes
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While I’m very sorry that it couldn’t work out for you both, I’m consoled that you are finding yourself in a better place. You need to focus on yourself and your own overall health; that’s not selfish, but healthy.

It sounds like he has a lot more to deal with than just the ADD. Until he can find a way to begin dealing with the varied layers and how that impacts his life, it doesn’t sound like he can move forward. I know – I was pretty close to that. Remember, he brought all of this into the relationship – it was built up long before you were there. And these struggles were never about you per se, nor were they ever your fault. I wish you the best as you move forward…