10 People Share What It’s Like To Date Someone With ADHD

If you’ve been diagnosed with ADHD or have been in a close relationship with someone who has – romantic or not – you probably realize that it affects much more of people’s lives than just not being able to pay attention.

In fact, it can have pretty severe repercussions when it comes to functional, healthy relationships – and these 10 people can confirm that from the inside, because they’re living it every single day.

10. They’re not doing it on purpose.

Might be time for an honest conversation.

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9. He might be trying.

Maybe it feels impossible.

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8. Reasons are not excuses.

She shouldn’t be able to get away with that.

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7. They do tend to take things personally.

Proceed with caution.

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6. Well this is all very icky.

I hope she finds a way to stand up to him soon.

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5. This doesn’t sound healthy for either of you.

Might be time for a check-in with his doctor.

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4. A common story.

But that doesn’t remotely make it ok.

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3. This is sadly normal.

One day you’re the interesting thing, then all of a sudden you’re not.

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2. He might be the right one, then.

Or maybe their relationship is still new and shiny.

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1. This confession hurts my heart.

There is someone out there who will love and appreciate you for you.

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This is my reality, too, and I find some of these posts to be spot-on.

No diagnosis is one-size-fits-all, so please, tell us in the comments what your experience has been like!