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What If ‘Back to Normal’ Is Terrifying?

“I feel genuinely calm, relaxed, and stress-free for perhaps the first time. The pandemic has given my ADHD a break, but I can't hide in my house forever. As more signs of reopening appear, it's time to access my resilience and to create a plan to ease my ADHD brain back into the real world while not necessarily accepting the old normal as a foregone conclusion.”

1 Comment: What If ‘Back to Normal’ Is Terrifying?

  1. I completely relate to this. The past year has been heaven for me and I have no desire to go back to what is normal for everyone else. The thought of walking into a grocery store creates a knot in my stomach. Waiting in line with other people around anywhere makes my skin crawl. I’ve been this way my entire life and am not looking forward to going back to it.

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