But yes, there are some traps I have learned that can be trials, both for the individual and those who have to live with him or her.
Based on the testimony of individual adults and adolescents, its possible to say that the highly gifted differ both from other children and from each other on the subject of sexuality. He was a 17 year old junior in an early college entrance program, she a 16 year old sophomore, when he unofficially moved into her dorm room. They had used no birth control, no precautions to protect themselves from sexually transmitted disease.
These two highly gifted adolescents had failed to engage their advanced cognitive abilities in the conduct of their sexual lives.
As many of you have seen, I am on a mission to highlight some of the traps to be avoided by those lucky individuals who have symptoms of ADD and ADHD.
Being categorized in this realm for all my life, I will always be grateful for my "condition" because once I got beyond the heavy regimentation of academic education, I found my brain dynamics to spur me into tremendous advantages of creativity and personal gratification in fantasy and life philosophy of joy.
Her take: “I went out with a guy I met online who seemed really sweet and charming. A few days later, he texts me to say that he isn't looking for a girlfriend—just casual sex.