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11 Things You Should Never Say To Someone With ADHD

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1. "Did you take your medicine today?"

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Yes, I did, but I can see you missed your it's-none-of-my-damn-business pill.

2. "It's not that hard to just focus."


You know, I'm having no trouble focusing on how much I hate you right now. I'm cured!

3. "ADHD isn't real."

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That is so weird. I'll have to tell that to the multiple doctors that diagnosed me. What med school did you graduate from again?

4. "Calm down."

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Telling anyone to calm down is a guaranteed way to not get them to calm down.

5. "Everyone is a little ADHD."

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That's exactly like saying everyone has depression because we all get sad. Which I really hope you know isn't true either.

6. "My brother's friend's sibling's dog's pet sitter has ADHD so I totally understand."

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Are you like the ADHD Whisperer? You just "get" ADHD people?

7. "How could you forget that?"

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Forgetting important details and letting everyone down is my favorite past time.

8. "I think I'm ADHD too."

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Just because I have ADHD doesn't mean I'm qualified to diagnose you. But please, tell me more about how you couldn't focus on your homework last night. Here's a wild idea, call your doctor!

9. "Can I buy some of your meds?"

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People like you are exactly why my pills are so hard to get in the first place. Oh, and I actually need these.

10. "You can't have ADHD, you're too smart."

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I know, right? Hard work never pays off.

11. "You need to act normal."


You need to shove your face in a pile of shit.

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