My great challenge is to stay focused and to pay attention to the signals from others. Or else I risk getting out of sync with the social context. I think it is important to make my experiences available for those wanting to know and understand ADHD.
Convert “Before I became a muslim nobody asked me about my religion. But after I converted this is what everybody wanted to talk about”. WHY WE PUBLISHED A change of faith is not something that comes easy. It is something that often demands dedication and sincerity and it is interesting to better understand the motivation…
Being unemployed does nothing good for your self esteem. But when politicians start talking about us being lazy and not willing to work, then it gets my blood pumping. There is nothing I would not do to find a real job. But the least they can do is show us some respect and treat us with just a little dignity.
People dont like to think about it. Even less want to talk about it and it makes it very difficult for those who have been molested.
I find it very difficult to find love and to build relations. I wish more people would give me a bigger chance and not be so fast to cut relations. I often wonder how much the “autism” is part of that and just wish one day I could find a girl.
When I was still drinking I used to think the world was wrong about me. I was living in denial and hurting not only myself but everyone who cared about me.
Some people think it is dangerous to be near or to touch me. Some people avoid me just to avoid being confronted with the disease. It think nothing bad about them, but it is part of the reason why I kept it a secret for many years. When people are afraid to get close to me, it hurts more than the disease ever did.
I want to help undo the fear of talking about this issue in the open. If by sharing my experiences like an open book I can somehow help others to better understand the taboo. Then something positive can come from this negative in my life.
Just because you are a young mother it does not mean you cannot build a career and have a normal life. With all the reality-tv typecasting out there, I think it is important to show other examples.