Submitted by MelissaOrlov on Fri, 12/06/2013 - 11:53
I am happy to announce that the next book that I am publishing, along with my co-author Nancie Kohlenberger LMFT, is getting closer to completion. The Couple's Guide to Thriving with ADHD manuscript is now at the editor, and the publication date is set for April, 2014! Where The ADHD Effect on Marriage focused on identifying the impact of ADHD on adult relationships and got couples started on the path to relationship recovery, this book helps couples respond to the emotions they encounter as they try to repair their relatio >>> Read more >>>
Submitted by MelissaOrlov on Tue, 11/26/2013 - 13:21
Thanksgiving is a great time to reflect on what you are thankful for. This year, as I complete my second book, I am particularly aware of how grateful I am to be working with a community of people impacted by ADHD. There are so many seeking ways to love their partner more fully and working to make their lives better...truly it is a privilege. Thank you!
Submitted by cveal on Wed, 09/11/2013 - 11:01
Submitted by MelissaOrlov on Sat, 07/20/2013 - 12:42
Adults with ADHD may feel awkward in social situations or have difficulty communicating. I recently got a note from a man with ADHD who said he needed tips on how to better meet interesting women and make close friends. Here are a few suggestions: >>> Read more >>>
Submitted by MelissaOrlov on Sun, 04/07/2013 - 13:14
The basic progression in the forum here is to find it when in terrible pain, post about that pain, get lots of feedback (helpful and not), work on your relationship (sometimes for years) and resolve. One resolution is to leave your partner. Another is to stay and create a happy relationship. If you are one of the people who has repaired your relationship and sees success, consider paying everyone here back by staying a bit involved with the site and posting about your positive experiences. People here need to hear from those who are successful in their efforts - yet success and happiness lead many to stop visiting and posting. Thanks to Aspen for recently jumping in about the now happy state of her relationship...I urge others, over time, to do the same. I thank you in advance for your contributions!
Submitted by MelissaOrlov on Wed, 02/20/2013 - 10:32
Zoe Kessler has posted here before and is a regular contributor to PsychCentral. She has just posted an interview with a couple in which the non-ADHD partner describes her appreciation for the ADHD essence of her partner - well worth reading! You can find Zoe's blog and this particular post here. If you have any thoughts about the positive things you see in your partner's ADHD, please feel free to add them to this entry...I, for one, recognized my husband in much of what this woman wrote.
Submitted by MelissaOrlov on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 17:33
Want to learn more about ADHD - ADDitude Magazine has an excellent free series of webinars with experts. This month's adult ADHD topics include: staying on task; managing adult ADHD; improving your memory and information on alternative therapies. ALL are hot topics. In addition, you can listen to past webinar recordings, as well. Go to this link at ADDitude Magazine.