For example: Fess up to your feelings, no matter how ugly. I hope you will find some peace and joy in your life, as you get a better understanding of yourself and the fact that we are all different. Transforming your relationship starts with understanding the role that ADHD plays. I hate to leave him to the mercy of this woman. One is predominantly hyperactive; two inattentive, one likely mixed. If your boyfriend got the time wrong for a dinner date, he may have been listening to you earlier.
Maybe you are more of the logistic and structured planning type, and while I envy your left-brain driven capabilities, it is awfully frustrating and challenging to engage in a relationship with someone who has been bouncing through life in the completely opposite manner.
Dating Someone with ADD – 17 Must-Knows You Can’t Ignore
They might say something hurtful due to their overpowering emotions—and will likely regret it afterward. It sounds obvious but is not always understood. But in later years they — and I — were finally overwhelmed by life, finally driven to the point of seeking help, finally realized we met the criteria laid out by the DSM for ADHD. We, mercifully, broke up before anything irrevocably bad happened. Make it count with these practical strategies. What initially attracted you to this person?