I feel as if one of the first things that happens when you get diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is you start to realize all the ways it impacts your life.
It starts with the big things like distractibility, memory problems, and maybe sensory sensitivities. Then later on you learn about rejection-sensitive dysphoria (RSD), the impact it can have on your emotions, the lifelong dopamine chase, and other nittier and grittier aspects of it all.
Some things you can read up on and prepare yourself for. However, there are other aspects of life with this disorder that nothing can really prepare you for, especially in the workplace.Read more on themighty.com