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lizzyczubak
1
7 months ago

Why is it so hard to regulate your emotions?

I’ve been told many times throughout my life that I “overreact” and “take things too seriously.” I just want to know is this usual for everyone else with ADHD? Because I try to tell neuroregulars that I have no control over my emotions and they just can never believe me because they think I’m trying to do it on purpose when I’m not. Anyone else?

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Maddykitten
6mo

I have this problem soooooo hard. You can learn how to manage it but it is REALLY hard work.

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Kerdie
7mo

Me too. And it invites my doctor to put me on more meds. Plus both my kids have ADHD so it was always emotionally traumatic in our house. Now, as adults, I feel such guilt for not teaching them to better regulate themselves.

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adhdamie16
7mo

Absolutely, you summed things up perfectly. Sometimes the emotional dysregulation is the worst part about having ADHD:

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smackingadhd
7mo

Yea I get that alot to. It's the main reason why I'm so neutral nowadays. It hurts but I got tired of people calling me things.

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