MelissaOrlov's blog

Let's stop with the 'alternative facts' version of whether or not ADHD is real!

Valentines is one of the most difficult holidays for those with ADHD.  But even if you're behind the eight ball in planning, here are some creative ways to please your partner.

My daughter introduced me to the Bullet Journal – her method for really staying organized.  It works…knock me over with a feather!

Unless they are on a white board or some other permanent, obvious place, I’ve noticed that lists often don’t work well as an organizational tool for adults with ADHD.  They get covered up by some pile somewhere, or misplaced, or forgotten.

I hear from too many non-ADHD partners who say they have been working really, really hard to ‘compensate’ for ADHD in their relationship, only to end up frustrated and resentful.  This outcome makes total sense – you can make changes in yourself and improve things somewhat, but you cannot address the issues that your partner contributes.

Couples impacted by ADHD often must deal with the question of emotional affairs. This post will help you explore emotional affairs for couples impacted by ADHD, including providing hard data about the incidence of emotional affairs for adult couples impacted by ADHD.  The best way to start the conversation is to ‘hone in on it’ by looking at ‘definitely’ and ‘definitely not’ scenarios.

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