Monthly Archives: January 2016

It is all adhd:

There is a cultural trend currently that just drives me nutz. Everyone thinks all their problems are because they have adhd. Doctors reinforce this notion because the DSM5 is based solely on symptomology. If people have 5 symptoms of such … Continue reading

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The new norm:

A friend was explaining this weekend why a mutual other friend put up with her mentally ill husband for so long, 10 years before divorcing. I realized her “new norm” explanation generalizes to just about every relationship. She basically attributed … Continue reading

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Black sheep?

For the last few years Susan (made up name) has been justifying her bad decisions and self loathing by being the black sheep of her family. She compared herself to her successful sister in medical school where she dropped out … Continue reading

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