'' Fights over finances tend to be another problem.A common ADHD symptom is doing things on impulse, and that includes buying things. Does your wife say she feels like you’re just one more child in the house?Have your friends lost patience with you because you’re late all the time? The condition starts in childhood, but it can stay into adulthood. '' If you have the condition, your loved ones and friends might have a hard time getting your full attention.
If you think you or someone you care about has adult ADHD, the first thing you should do is learn about the disorder and how it’s diagnosed.
''People with ADHD very much intend to do something when they say it. '' Do you feel like you’re always getting blamed for forgetting things, when you know no one actually told you about them?
It’s not like some problems where people lie or are deceitful,'' says Steven Safren, Ph D, director of behavioral medicine in the department of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. Consider this: The condition often causes people to forget things they’re told.
By high school, kids are more likely to develop serious romantic attachments.
Notice what "dating" seems to mean to your child and then talk about it.