By Sheri Stritof Many times an adult is diagnosed with ADD or ADHD after a child is diagnosed. Then light bulbs go off in the other spouse’s head as behaviors that hurt and sabotage the marriage are recognized as symptoms of ADHD and not a lack of caring or motivation. Even with this awareness, the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Melissa Orlov, Nancie Kohlenberger, LMFT When it comes to having good fights with your partner, it’s important to understand that more than half of your battles are unresolvable. They result from deep differences in opinion or approach. A common non-ADHD/ADHD difference, for example, has to do with what constitutes “adequately organized” — whether it […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Ronnie Koenig When your partner has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, it can feel like he is not carrying his share of the load in the relationship and family life. ADHD sufferers often have trouble listening. They may interrupt their partners, forget to keep promises, behave impulsively, be subject to severe mood swings and lack […]Continue Reading... No Comments.