ADHD masking is the ways in which we try to conform to neurotypical standards to avoid the shame and stigma that ADHDers can experience.
It is a self-protection strategy that over time becomes tough to maintain. It can sabotage your social skills, prevent accurate diagnosis, reduce self-esteem, and lead to burnout. We explore what ADHD masking looks like. Plus I share MY 3 STEPS to to begin unmasking your ADHD. In the words of Brene Brown: It's time to let go of who you think you should be, so you can embrace who you are" Attitude Mag & article on masking: https://www.additudemag.com/adhd-masking-signs-consequences-solutions/