When you picture someone with ADHD, do you think of a hyperactive little boy, bouncing off the walls? Many people do. But it’s not the whole picture.
ADHD also looks like me: a 30-year-old woman firmly planted on the couch.
In addition to dealing with the general joys of ADHD, women with the condition also experience a unique set of symptoms and challenges. Understanding them can help ease the guilt and confusion that can come from being a slightly messy woman in a world that seems to demand perfection.
If you didn’t know before, here are just a handful of the hidden struggles of a woman with ADHD.