The emotion commotion of ADHD can hurt self-esteem, relationships, and just about everything else in life. Here’s what you should know to control it.
(6) ADHD Emotion: how it affects personality.
Because of the ADHDer’s sensitivity to emotional pain, the person might become a people pleaser, always making sure that friends, acquaintances, and family approve of them: “Tell me what you want, and I’ll do my best to become it. Just don’t get mad at me.” After years of constant vigilance, the ADHD person becomes a chameleon who loses track of what she wants for her own life.