The other day someone posted a link on Facebook about a woman who started a conversation on Twitter about awkward social moments.

She blogs at The Bloggess and you can read some of the replies she got when she shared about an embarrassing moment she had at the airport. (Note: this site has become really popular. You might have trouble loading the page.)

The number of replies and cringe worthy behavior was both funny to read and somewhat painful.

As a woman with ADHD, I think I’ve probably had more than my share of embarrassing exchanges with others.

One of my most memorable happened in 6th grade when I was the new kid at school. A girl was talking to me in gym class and asked me a question. I hadn’t been paying attention, so I had no idea what she had asked.

My answer? “I don’t know.”

Her reply? “You don’t know where you live???”

How many decades later and it still stings.

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Those socially awkward moments happen a lot to those of us with ADHD, no matter how hard we try.

And there are several reasons for this:

So what can you do to sharpen your skills?

I have a few ideas:


Tell me what you think!

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