Reinterpreting ADHD Self-Criticism

 ADHD in the News 2018-07-26

ADHD can throw a wrench into your ability to have a positive relationship with yourself. One reason is that if you don’t understand how your struggles relate to symptoms of ADHD (for example, if you haven’t yet been diagnosed), it’s tempting to interpret your experiences in terms of character flaws. You decide that the source of your problems is that you’re lazy, incompetent or not trying hard enough.