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True Brilliance, Sandwiched Between Blunders: An Analogy for ADHD Life

I couldn’t find my car keys in my purse. I looked and looked, and then decided to just quietly check the car rather than alert the other ladies.[Take This Self-Test: ADHD Symptoms in Women]I walked outside and saw a car parked halfway up the hill with its lights on.

As I got closer, I saw it was my car! The headlights were on, the car unlocked, and the keys in the ignition. At least this time, the motor wasn’t on, but that is another story for another time.But here is the really amazing thing about my embarrassing discovery: I took it in stride.

It was no big deal. I didn’t beat myself up.

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I couldn’t find my car keys in my purse. I looked and looked, and then decided to just quietly check the car rather than alert the other ladies.[Take This Self-Test: ADHD Symptoms in Women]I walked outside and saw a car parked halfway up the hill with its lights on.
1Emotional dysregulation is noticeably missing from diagnostic criteria for ADHD. However, most patients and experts recognize that it is central to the disorder2.

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