PDA Is Not A 'Violent' Condition

Riko Ryuki | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Parents
Riko Ryuki

It's important to remember that PDAers have little control over using avoidance, they cannot stop seeing a demand as something to avoid and they cannot control a panic attack/meltdown at all. PDA is a disability, with help a PDA person can learn to manage their avoidance and violence but they cannot completely remove the cause.

What Is Pathological Demand Avoidance?

Riko Ryuki | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Riko Ryuki

everybody banner Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) is a sub-type of autism. Autism is a difference of neurology marked by difficulty in communication, social understanding, literal thinking and heightened sensory processes. PDA, in relation to autism, is a heightened anxious state coupled with an overactive fight, flight, freeze response.

Adult Coping Strategies For PDA

Riko Ryuki | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Riko Ryuki

everybody bannerAs an adult I have developed many different strategies and coping skills to help manage the more difficult elements of my PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance). Some of these strategies I've learnt to adopt and others have come naturally to me, even before I knew what PDA was.

WATCH: Woman Pours Drink On Boyfriend After He Ignores Her On 'Kiss Cam'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

What should a woman do when her boyfriend refuses to kiss her, on camera, in front of thousands of people? Pour a drink over him and storm out, of cou...

J.Lo 'Too Affectionate' On Set

WENN | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Jennifer Lopez was constantly scolded by her What To Expect When You're Expecting director Kirk Jones because she couldn't keep her hands off her onsc...