A man with ADHD shares his ‘aha’ moment of learning that his ADHD included Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria, an often undiagnosed, but not very well ‘hidden,’ part of ADHD for many adults. Do you have RSD? What does RSD mean for your relationship? How do you treat Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria?
I ask couples to clarify their personal boundaries so that they are more likely to work as partners. When you first start this process, though, it can feel as if you are getting “rejected,” particularly if those boundaries have to do with intimacy issues. Let me help you understand why setting boundaries is an affirmation of your relationship, not rejection.