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Old 09-17-20, 10:11 AM
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just diagnosed at 31

I am close to giving up as traditional treatments for depression and anxiety never went anywhere. My parents, teachers, and doctors all missed the adhd diagnosis in childhood and adulthood, delaying treatment for decades. My question is, am I too late? Can I make a turnaround in life? I have to learn new behaviors and social skills while my peers learned these things years ago. Is it possible to recover and life a happy and normal life? I have battled on my own for years, so I know I am strong. I suffer from impulsivity, motor coordination and the typical mental health challenges. Someone please tell me that things will get better.
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I am close to giving up as traditional treatments for depression and anxiety never went anywhere. My parents, teachers, and doctors all missed the adhd diagnosis in childhood and adulthood, delaying treatment for decades. My question is, am I too late? Can I make a turnaround in life? I have to learn new behaviors and social skills while my peers learned these things years ago. Is it possible to recover and life a happy and normal life? I have battled on my own for years, so I know I am strong. I suffer from impulsivity, motor coordination and the typical mental health challenges. Someone please tell me that things will get better.
Welcome to the forum!
I was finally diagnosed at age 45 and things have only gotten better for me. I still have my daily challenges but finding the right treatment made a big difference.

Finding the proper treatment for your ADHD will definitely help things to get better. Best wishes finding what works the best for you, but there is hope.
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Re: just diagnosed at 31

Itís never too late. Welcome to the forum.
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