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BRUSHSTROKES: ILLUSTRATIONS THAT SUM UP BEING IN A RELATIONSHIP WHEN YOU HAVE ADHD
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BRUSHSTROKES: ILLUSTRATIONS THAT SUM UP BEING IN A RELATIONSHIP WHEN YOU HAVE ADHD

What happens to love, romance and sex when you have a disorder like ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)? Are they even considered important? Are people with ADHD really ‘all over the place’? Can they focus long enough to last through a date, leave alone make a commitment?

In this set of illustrations, Caroline Kee of BuzzFeed shows what it’s like to be in a relationship as someone with ADHD. The illustrations cover everything from dates, sex, and stigma, while also acknowledging the nuances of being in a relationship with someone who does not have ADHD. She points us, with insight and humour, to what the real differences between an ADHD person and a non-ADHD person are when it comes to love, romance and sex!

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