How Can I Communicate Better With My Partner If I Have Adult ADHD?

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There ways to communicate better with your partner if you have ADHD. First and foremost keep a list of the things that need to be done, that your partner has asked you to do. A list of your responsibilities. A check off list of the things that you have to take care of everyday. And to make sure that you are supporting your partner in whatever tasks that he or she many request as you go through the check list, you find that you have much more consistency in getting your responsibilities taken care of and a partner who's much more satisfied with your consistency and attention to taking care of the details and getting the job done right.

Another communication strategy if you have adult ADHD is sitting down with your partner in the morning before you all go off to work or in the evening before or right after dinner to discuss what it is that needs to be taken care of, what responsibilities need to be fulfilled and what the goals are that both of you are working on, and don't be afraid of having your partner help keep you on track in any way possible.

Keep a calender, check off each day on the calendar, every single thing that you've been able to do, so you can go back and look at your list of accomplishments which will be your reinforcement to stay focused, to have attention, to get the responsibilities and things done that need to happen every single day.