They often can tell which treatments are or aren’t working.
“It’s a good scenario if someone does have a supportive partner, so they can work together in a positive way to address the disorder,” Safren says.
'' Fights over finances tend to be another problem.
A common ADHD symptom is doing things on impulse, and that includes buying things.
Some people don’t even know they have ADHD until they’re adults. That’s one reason why they might get frustrated with you. Household chores can be a challenge when you have adult ADHD. Your family members may be doing more than their fair share of keeping the household running smoothly. ''You never do what you say you’re going to do.'' You meant it when you said you’d get to your son’s basketball game by p.m. But then you got distracted at work, and your cell phone rang, and then you realized you needed to pick up the dry cleaning.
And if you have it, it could be causing relationship problems. While everyone is different, some common problems seem to affect the relationships of adults with ADHD. On the other hand, you might feel like they're nagging you. ''You never pull your weight around here.'' Mowing the lawn. If the people you live with tell you that you aren’t doing enough, take a step back and consider whether they’re right. And before you knew it, the game was over -- and you were in the dog house.
” Me: “Sure.” And then he called and explained that he meant to text the girl he was dating.