My BF is adhd and we are in a really good place in our relationship. On the weekend he got really frustrated because he had left a package behind while shopping. He blamed leaving the package on my interrupting him when he was concentrating on something else (which I did) and had a bit of a hissy fit. It genuinely didn't upset me. I recognized his frustration for what it was and we talked it through without it snowballing.
Later that night he came to me and to me and asked if I still loved him. I responded of course I do, why do you ask? He said because he behaved so badly earlier. It broke my flipping heart. He is such an amazing, caring, sensitive, loving man. How do I help him not feel so badly about himself? What can I say or do to ease self criticism? What does he need?
Add-ers...talk to me :)