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ileolai asked
I just felt the need to respond to wehdile - don't worry about not being on top of your game all the time. Non-ADHD people don't manage it 100% of the time either.

I feel like non-ADHDers expect us to be better at it than they are sometimes. Which makes absolutely no sense, right?

-J

  1. charliewomanofletters said: I can relate to this 100%.
  2. iatethelastofthecorpse said: i have been told its because i take things to manage it so thus i guess i am not allowed to slip up more then them?? it never made sense to me
  3. actuallyadhd posted this