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9 to 5 with ADD: Practical Work Strategies for Clever ADHD Brains

By Edward Hallowell, Peter Shankman — 2018

Here, two successful entrepreneurs with ADD answer the most common and plaguing questions from ADDitude readers trying to manage their symptoms at work.

Read on www.additudemag.com

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3 Ways to Embrace Neurodiversity in the Workplace

In a work world dominated by automation, digitalization, and increasing incivility, the need for one group of workers, those whom I call “sensitive strivers,” has never been greater.

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“Perfect Is a Myth”—and Other Self-Esteem Boosters

Small ways to build up your confidence while accepting your imperfections—not their limitations on your life.

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“What I Love About My Wife with ADHD”

I asked my amazingly wonderful, devastatingly handsome, most level-headed, even-tempered, fiscally responsible, strategically thinking, husband to write about some of the positive aspects of being married to someone with attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD). Here’s what he said.

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How to Make Friends As an Adult With ADHD, According to Our Readers

Learning how to make friends as a adult can be particularly difficult when you have ADHD. Readers share their real-world tips for striking up new friendships.

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What Type of Friend Are You? How ADHD Influences Friendships

Whether you collect new friends easily or lean on a few, long-term friendships dating back to kindergarten, there’s no wrong way to build relationships. This is true especially for people with ADHD, who often report that their symptoms complicate, challenge, and color friendships.

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From Love Bombing to Boredom: Is ADHD to Blame for Mercurial Relationship Cycles?

Hyperfocus on a new relationship and partner — showering them with gifts and attention — may be mistaken for love bombing, especially when the heat begins to cool.

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ADHD Complicates Romance

Relationships can be challenging in the best of circumstances – add ADHD to the relationship and it can become downright difficult. Misunderstandings can lead to frustration and, if unresolved, resentment. ADHD symptoms create significantly more stress for the couple.

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ADHD and Relationships

If you have ADHD, you might find it hard to date, make friends, or parent. That’s partly because good relationships require you to be aware of other people's thoughts and feelings. But ADHD can make it hard for you to pay attention or react the right way.

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Have a Partner with ADHD? 10 Ways to Offer Support

Here are 10 ways to offer healthy support without draining yourself or neglecting your own needs, whether you’re in a long-term relationship or just stared dating someone with ADHD.

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A.D.H.D. Can Strain Relationships. Here’s How Couples Cope.

The symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can push couples to their breaking point, but there is hope for those willing to seek help.

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ADD/ADHD