That’s For Girls! A Story of Being a Sensitive ADHD Boy

Brendan Mahan of ADHD Essentials & The Wall of Awful ™, shares his experience of being a sensitive and nurturing ADHD boy facing the masculine expectations of the 80s & 90s in a family that didn’t talk about their feelings.

Related themes:

  • Growing up with ADHD

  • Catastrophizing & rejection sensitivity (Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria or RSD)

  • Nurturing instinct in boys

  • Family culture of silence

  • Speaking up assertively

Find the full interview on the Embracing Intensity Podcast ep. 123

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That's For Girls! A Story of Sensitivity and Toxic Masculinity