Read that again, you probably don’t hear it often enough. All marriages have their ups and down, but if one or both spouses have ADHD, the relationship is significantly more challenging.
The statistics are scary and at times you might not believe it’s possible to make a marriage work with ADHD in the mix. Two people, two lives entwined, every day, under one roof…and ADHD.
I hadn't heard from him for two days so debated about calling him. I said to him that I hadn't heard from him and he said "I was thinking the same thing just now".As humans, even with a mental illness, we have the potential and the right to be involved in relationships and have children.The debate whether or not individuals with mental illness are capable to successfully be in relationships or have children should not be an issue.Here’s why: First of all, most people who live with mental illness, myself included, tend to have a negative self-image which can make them ultimately feel undesirable and develop constant worries and fears in relationships, …but guess what?People who don’t live with a mental illness can have those very same feelings and worries in relationships and in general too.