Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Living With ADHD in Your Sixties

The social model of a disability

Photo by kazuend on Unsplash

I’m in the kitchen with David, my husband of twenty-five years. My hands are on his shoulders and I’m jumping up and down, telling him how much I love him. When aging ankles refuse any more jumping, I grasp him strongly around his chest and hug him whilst running very fast on the spot. Sometimes he jumps with me, but today he is just allowing me to get…

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We don't talk enough about mental health.

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Sylvia Clare MSc. Psychol

Sylvia Clare MSc. Psychol

Mindfulness teacher, poet, author of ‘The Well Mannered Penis’, ‘No Visible Injuries’, ‘Living Well and Loving ADHD’ ‘Julia’ and others.

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