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An interesting research study reiterates what past studies have largely shown – that neurofeedback is not a great treatment for ADHD

Parent/Child Dynamics will ruin your relationship.  In order to change them, you must first recognize what they look like.  This post deals with the 'child' side of the dynamic.

Knowing about the neurological underpinnings of ADHD can help keep therapists from falling into the same traps as non-ADHD partners.

Biologically-based sensitivity to criticism and rejection impacts some with also impacts their partners

Roses are red...Tips for making this Valentine's Day a success if you have ADHD.

A nice article has just been released in USA Today reviewing that more women with ADHD are getting diagnosed and using ADHD medications.  With a high rate of unplanned pregnancies for women of child-bearing age, experts weigh in on how to handle pregnancy and these medications.  Go to Why Cases of ADHD in Women are Skyrocketing.

A man with ADHD sent me a short poem about his experiences in his relationship.  His emotional devastation gives voice to one aspect of the ADHD side of relationship troubles.

To you, the distraction, trouble following through and general struggle suggest ADHD.  Plus, you have kids who’ve been diagnosed with ADHD.  Yet your partner refuses that he (or she) shows all the signs.  What do you do?

With more than the usual numbers of commitments, the holidays can be stressful.  Here are some tips for lessening the tension and upping the joy factor.

Just saying 'you know in your heart' when to call it quits on your relationship is not quite enough.