adhd

  1. runawaybunny

    My teenage son is urinating in his room

    Posting this on behalf of @Stuckinelp My son was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of seven hes now 14th and no longer using medicine my concern is seven years ago he was not using the toilet and urinating in his closet I spoke to him about it he just said he was lazy and didn’t wanna get up...
  2. runawaybunny

    Large study finds higher rates of early substance use among children with ADHD

    A new study published online in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry found that children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) engaged in substance use at a younger age than those without ADHD and had a significantly higher prevalence of regular marijuana and cigarette...
  3. I

    My baby girl, a psychopath?

    I'm new here and I have been struggling with my 5 year old since she was 1.5 yrs old. It started with tantrums so bad I dreaded grocery shopping days. It has now escalated to defiance so bad she looks at you and does exactly what you tell her not to right after you say it, even right after...
  4. The exhausted tiny bear

    Tired upset and I want to give up I’ve lost my self and my child

    Before I begin please excuse my grammar and punctuation or lack of I just need to get this out sometimes it feels as if I’ve gone crazy my 15 yr old daughter has never been the best behaved child but I figured her outbursts and fits were normal the doctor assured me there were no signs of odd or...
  5. H

    Please help me :(

    Hi everyone I feel so lost at the minute I do not know where to turn. My 13 year old son is a nightmare. He never used to be this way, we were so close and did everything together. Now I’m a dirty c*#t and it’s f you f this, he pushes me around and started to push my partner around too. He’s 6...
  6. H

    Here for support...at my wits end-fighting with daughter

    Hello fellow parents, I found this sight when I googled about my 11 year old daughter screaming at myself and her brother every day. My daughter is a sweet, smart, and caring girl. She is pretty introverted, no behavior problems at school, but can be very controlling and mean at home. She only...
  7. SomewhereOverTheRainbow

    ADHD 27 Year Old Daughter - Narcissistic?

    I always blamed myself for my daughter struggling through life. She was only 2 when my marriage broke up and then I struggled to get on my feet. She went back and forth for visits at her dad's and there was a lot of turmoil. But there was a lot of good too. I remarried and my current husband...
  8. T

    Seriously considering walking away from my son

    My hubby and I took emergency custody of his 2 out-of-state grandsons in 2006, when their bio parents went to prison. Both parents were (and still are) drug addicts, and the children were prenatally exposed. The children were 31 months and 7 months old when we took them in. We later legally...
  9. leaving

    Pathological Lying?

    Can anyone relate to this with their child? Our son has been lying to us for years and years and it comes SO easily to him. He will lie to us even when we present him with evidence. It's so distressing. I had to add it to the questionnaire for the clinic we are looking at for him. I looked up...
  10. Cratha

    Place twin boys, age 7 (voluntarily) in foster care?

    Or in Safe Families for Children? (church run volunteer group finds host family) Background. After 10 years of not working, I finally divorced my emotionally abusive, mentally ill ex-husband last April. Our twin boys were age 7. Then, in August, my ex hung himself. I am now 100% with the...
  11. T

    Exhausting weeks with 50% step-son who doesn't listen...Please help...

    Hi everyone, I'm new. I've been trying for a long time now to approach this in a way that works, but nothing has worked, and I'm in a bit of an awkward position. I'd really appreciate some insight. My step-son lives with me and my wife (his biological mother) every other week, and with his...
  12. T

    can I just say...

    ...without going into too much detail, that the lies just never end. Ever. At least he (16 yr old son) lies to everyone so it's not just me. I guess that is some comfort. His lies have my head spinning. At this point I figure that it's a lie unless I know for certain that it isn't Also...my 14...
  13. M

    Bipolar Son

    My so is 20. He had his first stint in the psychiatric ward at 17. Since then it has been hell. He has started stalking a girl and was arrested. We had to leave him in jail for 8days I order to convince court he is not right. They did and stated he needed a psychiatric evaluation and follow treatment...
  14. Lila256

    Introduction

    I have been lurking around for the last couple days, but I wanted to properly introduce myself and my situation. I’m still not entirely sure why I am posting this, other than some deep need to share this experience with a group of people who won’t gasp and look at me like I have three heads...
  15. M

    My life is a wreck and therefore so is my parenting

    Ok, here it goes. Tonight i almost hit my breaking point with anxiety. I feel so stressed out and guilty to even be at this place in my life and now i know its beyond self repair. It scares me to think of going anywhere short or long term but i know its come to it. My depression is...
  16. T

    17 Yr old son has CD

    Well, my son has Conduct disorder, ADHD, Bipolar and likely Executive Function disorder... this all came to light about 2 months ago when, after having moved in with me and my wife for 2 months, we discovered he had stolen over $8000 from emergency funds we had hidden in our room (pretty much...
  17. F

    Feeling lost

    hello! I just stumbled across this site in hopes to find comfort or anyone else in a similar situation with advice. My son is 5 years old, almost 6. He has always been active, happy, smart, alert, and fun to be around. He attended daycare for years with no major issues. He was one of the...
  18. M

    Advice for my 7year old daughter with ADHD/ODD.. I am afraid there's more.

    Hi everyone, I am new here so please bare with me if I am posting in the wrong threads or not giving enough details. Since I am new here I apologize for the length of this, there is so much I feel I need to explain for anyone to help me or understand. I am very open-minded and welcome all...
  19. mollyzuzu

    What will it take to get son put in residential

    Hi all, I have been posting concerning my son in and out of mental hospital, bipolar, autism, adhd, cannabis disorder, substance abuse and the list of diagnosis goes on. He is on a court order not to do drugs, alcohol, steal and he is supposed to listen to his parents till next august. He has...
  20. C

    Desperate mom needs advice!!!

    Hi Everyone! I'm so relieved to have a place that I can seek some guidance from all of you amazing parents that have been there done that -any advice is much appreciated! Here goes, I'll try to be brief. My son, now 5 and having just entered Kindergarten has ALWAYS been challenging. He was born screaming and...
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