3 thoughts on “Saying Yes When You Mean No: A Challenge for Those with ADHD and Tips for Giving the Right Answer the First Time

  • April 13, 2011 at 7:12 am

    This is an excellent article and something I will surely teach my(self) and my daughter. We both get ourselves into things that we don’t always want to be in and find it hard to say no.

    • April 14, 2011 at 10:00 am

      Thanks for sharing! I have learned over and over (the hard way!) that while it hurts to say no and I try not to do it often, the consequence of saying yes when I mean no is MUCH greater than the intial discomfort.

      I wish you and your daughter much luck!

  • April 14, 2011 at 2:11 am

    I do not have problem with saying yes and without me giving it any thought, it is probably due to the reasons that you highlight here. I think if more people said yes then we could all change and say yes. At the end of the day it is about give and take.


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