Recently I have become aware, that I might have ADD. Which would explain so very much, like my inability to focus, how I skip from one to another thing in conversation, my frustration and difficulty sitting for any extent of time, my constant need to change things, etc.
Last night I was watching the TV series “Mom” and Bonny the character who plays the mother is diagnosed with ADD, she goes to a therapist who hears he talk about her childhood, and then he says that her ADD might have saved her, she could “check out” in the bad times, what she went through as a child was bad, and having ADD might have been the way she coped with it all. It hit me like a ton of bricks!
I am having some difficulty dealing with this, but hearing that on a TV show of all things, gave me a glimpse of how lucky I truly am, if this neurological disorder could have actually saved me from the harsh reality I faced as a child and as an adult, then thank GOD!