How to Have Win/Win Conversations with ADHD Adults

Have you been in conversations with people who frequently interrupt others when they’re speaking? Or people who seem distracted and appear to be thinking about other things while you’re talking. That kind of behavior can be irritating and seem downright rude, but there may be a very good explanation. These scenarios are typical of conversations with ADHD Adults.

People without ADHD often perceive those with ADHD as fidgety and distracted, chasing every squirrel or shiny new thing they see. There are elements of truth in that common view of people with ADHD, but the reality is much more subtle and complex.

Read on if you want to know why people with Adult ADHD may find conversations stressful and how you can help them.

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Reflections of an ADHD Husband

As an ADHD husband,  I can point out a few characteristics fairly common to people with ADHD that give a partial glimpse at what it’s like to have an ADHD marriage partner. My wife, Marge, who does not have ADHD, could give a first-hand account of what it’s like to be married to someone who does have ADHD!

ADHD husband wedding rings

Here is my report on my ADHD characteristics that are realities in our marriage.

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Adult ADHD Distractions – Conquer with Practical Strategies – Part 4

Adult ADHD Distractions and Practical Strategies

Adults with ADHD often have challenges staying focused on the task at hand and avoiding distractions. This article is Part 4 of a four-part series titled “Strategies for Conquering Everyday Adult ADHD Distractions while Working, Driving, Dating, and Shopping”.

If you want the complete four-part report, click here to download Strategies for Conquering Everyday Distractions while Working, Driving, Dating, and Shopping. These practical strategies are especially valuable for adults with ADHD.

To read Part 1 on the topic of minimizing distractions while working click here.

To read Part 2 on the topic of minimizing distractions while driving click here.

Click here to read Part 3 on the topic of minimizing distractions while dating.

Minimizing Adult ADHD Distractions While Shopping

Adult ADHD Distractions woman with purse going shopping

Shopping is a necessary activity, but if you have Adult ADHD with the inherent tendency to be distracted, your financial, emotional, and time costs will be at risk unless you manage distractions while shopping.

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Adult ADHD Distractions – Conquer with Practical Strategies – Part 3

Adult ADHD Distractions and Practical Strategies

Adults with ADHD often have challenges staying focused on the task at hand and avoiding distractions. This article is Part 3 of a four-part series titled “Strategies for Conquering Everyday Adult ADHD Distractions while Working, Driving, Dating, and Shopping”.

If you want the complete four-part report, click here to download Strategies for Conquering Everyday Distractions while Working, Driving, Dating, and Shopping. These practical strategies are especially valuable for adults with ADHD.

To read Part 1 on the topic of minimizing distractions while working click here.

To read Part 2 on the topic of minimizing distractions while driving click here.

Minimizing Adult ADHD Distractions While Dating

Adult ADHD Distractions dating coup[e siting at a coffee shop table

Presumably, you’re dating someone because you want to have fun and get to know the person better. If you have Adult ADHD,  don’t let it cause you to approach dating haphazardly.

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