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What’s a symptom of adhd you didn’t realize was adhd?

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    • KratomEater

      321d

      Executive dysfunction 😅

    • KratomEater

      321d

      Executive dysfunction 😅

    • Dodo21

      321d

      Think your entire life that you don't like/understand people and they don't like/understand you.

    • Meeeeeeeeeeeeeee

      449d

      Omfg. I relate to almost all of these. I find my brain jumping to, "on a related note," during conversation but it'll be something like being asked to clear out a fireplace-fire in the sky-from smoke on the water-by deep purple-i have a purple jumper-it had a hole in so my 'related' reply is, "I think I'll do some sewing later."

    • Lady6ug

      513d

      "The other day..." usually shortly followed by something that happened when I was like 5.

    • moonlitforest

      513d

      Walking through a doorway omw to do something and then going what was I doing again and preceding to walk away. One minute later remembering to do it again and having the same thing go on again

      • moonlitforest

        513d

        @moonlitforest It's a vicious cycle

    • Neurodivergent

      513d

      Having sensory sensitivities such as noise, emotions, lights etx

    • Soskae

      796d

      Being able to do homework in class in record time but not at all at home. Being able to test extremely well but not being able to listen in class unless I was drawing or writing something completely unrelated. I stoped talking naps as a 1 year old. I couldn’t sit still and watch a movie as a kid so I had never seen a Disney movie until I was 14. I never realized that I liked being alone not because I’m an introvert (definitely an extrovert) but because I would get exhausted from masking infront of people or I would mask poorly and feel insane for the way I acted or thought. I talked to bees as a kid because other kids would run away when they saw a bee so I knew we were alone and we could hang out in trees together. I can also listen to the same song or watch the same movie multiple times a day for months because repeating memorized passages is cathartic. Bringing my dogs with me everywhere so that people wouldn’t think I’m talking to myself. I have a hard time listening to music in English because it doesn’t require any effort to understand. Doing better when I have more on my plate and many more. I really have no idea why I wasn’t diagnosed before 20. I really showed every symptom.

    • IAmTired247

      796d

      Slurred speech or anything with speaking "incorrectly"

    • goodjobjacqueline

      796d

      No object permanence 😩

    • Maya12

      796d

      Having to put a lot of brain power into conversation to not cut people off or change the topic

    • mimaa

      796d

      aggressive hyperactivity 💅🏼 getting majorly upset and trying to hurt everyone in my way was probably the one thing I didn’t know was part of my adhd

    • hoolia

      797d

      also i left my car door open once while i went into a store. it was just wide open in a parking lot

    • hoolia

      797d

      cutting people off :( i hate when i do it i’m so ashamed

    • cookie_mo

      797d

      not understanding why i felt “behind” in maturity compared to my peers

    • Filter

      797d

      Leaving doors and cabinets open, constantly misplacing small things, hyper fixation

    • SoupMan

      798d

      One time I got in big trouble because I couldn’t remember what I had worn the day before and we were on a road trip and my parents didn’t want me to wear the same clothes twice but for the life of me I just couldn’t remember what I had worn the day before but my parents thought I was lying so I had to write a 1000 word apology essay. :)

    • wise

      798d

      being chronically early 😔 I thought I was in the clear because my mom has ADHD and it makes her late to things all the time, but I'm usually early so take that, genetics! except that's,,,,,, just the same symptom on the opposite extreme,,,,,,,

    • Meerfroesch

      798d

      Overloads and sensitivities to sound(I forgot the word). Hyperfocusing is another thing, I can get hyperfocused and not hear people talking to me.

    • Mysteria

      798d

      Hyperfixating on things. Mainly new hobbies. I’ll pick up a new hobby every two or three months and research a ton of stuff about it. My most recent one is sublimination and I’m currently making mugs

    • Dhadhu

      799d

      Lithoromantic behavior....I just found out it was an adhd symptom of follow the dopamine today!!!

    • nelson

      799d

      the pointing to objects and making gestures or noises and the not thinking before u speak

    • lilypetal

      799d

      not thinking before you act, not thinking before you speak lol, not understanding sarcasm at times, dissociating, having trouble making friends

      10

    • stormithegay

      799d

      Auditory hallucinations

      13

    • EnergizerBunny

      799d

      Being phenomenal at hyper focusing. Then I can also forget things like my keys and phone all the time.

      14

    • kendra16

      799d

      Repeating things you just said

      12

    • Mirah

      799d

      Constantly losing my memories of the past 5 to 20 minutes

      16

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