Being there for someone with ADD/ADHD can be tricky, and sometimes you might say the wrong thing.
It happens, but it’s helpful to keep in mind that some questions or phrases (even well-meaning ones) might have a completely different meaning to someone living with ADHD.
We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community living with ADHD to tell us what they wish other people understood about the disorder; and it reminded us just how many myths and misconceptions are still out there.
To better understand the disorder, we’d suggest reading up on it. And in the meantime, please don’t say any of these things to someone with ADHD…