Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) doesn't only affect kids. Fortunately, though, adults with ADHD can develop strategies to prevent their diagnosis from negatively affecting their romantic relationships.

Navigating the early stages of a relationship

ADHD gets a bad rap, but not all symptoms of the disorder are inherently an issue. Dating someone with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can bring a heightened level of energy and vibrancy to your life because the disorder typically manifests as impulsivity and intensified emotions, which can translate to events that are spontaneous, passionate and exciting.

However, a person with ADHD may find themselves jumping headfirst into a relationship before allowing enough time to build trust and really get to know the other person. Additionally, sitting back to listen and