Q: “My husband and my son both have ADHD — and often get into explosive arguments. They each want to have the last word. What are some techniques I can use to help keep the peace when they’re both going from 0 to 100?”Intense emotions and difficulty regulating them are core features of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), which also happens to be highly hereditary.
That means that caregivers with ADHD who are raising emotionally triggered children will understandably have a difficult time controlling their own responses to their kids’ emotions.But that does not excuse parents for serving as poor role models for their children.
It may be difficult to reason with your husband in the heat of the moment, so in a moment of calm, talk to him about his responses.Read more on additudemag.com