Navigating Anxiety, Rejection & Friendship with ADHD
Friendships are already a challenge with ADHD. What happens when you’re also living with social anxiety and rejection sensitivity? We pull apart a few important lessons on the show this week, not the least of which is the following: in all likelihood, people like you more than you think they do. Is that hard to hear? Then you need to listen to this week’s show.
Nikki brings an exercise and resource to help you breakdown the RSD we live with, and how to deal with the disappointment that comes when we make ourselves vulnerable to close friendships. Pete helps to catalog those friendships thanks to the work of a new book by Robin Dunbar. Check out the infographic here and listen in for more.
Links & Notes
- 5 Ways to Deal with Disappointment — Dr. Radha Modgil
- Friends: Understanding the Power of Our Most Important Relationships — by Robin Dunbar