Excerpt from: Very Well Mind.com
Many women feel a huge sense of relief when they find out they have ADHD. They feel happy that it is “just” ADHD because prior to being diagnosed they were blaming themselves for their struggles. Many women with undiagnosed ADHD feel inadequate and stupid. Having ADHD isn’t a reflection of your intelligence. In fact, lots of people with ADHD are extremely bright and have above average intelligence. However, many women presume that the reason why they can’t seem to master the day-to-day tasks that other people appear to do effortlessly is that they aren’t smart.