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  • in reply to: Makes sense now #80755
    taniabiddle
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    Reply to buickman1: I can relate to everything you said but I am an 81 y/o female and have only realized 2 years ago that I have ADD. People don’t believe it when I tell them I have ADD ’cause I’ve been living a lie all my life. The only books I can read are mysteries because I can pay attention to the plot. In school I did poorly in social stdies and history cause they were very boring to me and I guess I could not focus.

    Thanks for your enlightening post.

    in reply to: Little patience with other drivers…other shoppers, etc. #80750
    taniabiddle
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    Eye opening!! I did not realize I had ADD until I was almost 80 y/o. I’ve have always needed to pass cars when driving and get plenty of inner road rage. I’ve left grocery shopping carts ’cause I could not stand to wait any longer. I never realized it was ADD. Right now I’m in a retirement community and trying to learn a game called rummy cube.
    I’m very slow at playing right now. I’ve gotten so inpatient that I decided that I’d better just stop trying to learn the game. I always wondered why I Hated to play board games as a child. A lot of my behavior and emotions that I had growing up are now making sense to me.

    I am looking for some professional help but can’t seem to find it; but I will keep trying. I don’t know how to change my brain!!

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