MelissaOrlov's blog

Anger often invades ADHD relationships, and couples may compound their pain and feed that anger by falling victim to these common myths.

Helping an adult child with ADHD can be like walking a tightrope.  Here are some tips for making sure you provide support without taking over.

Research has shown for a while that brain training doesn't improve ADHD symptoms around short-term memory problems for adults with ADHD.  New research released this week suggests it doesn't help the general population of adults, either.  Now what?

All seems well, then suddenly something happens that triggers you back to a really bad place.  Here’s how to avoid getting consumed by feelings of ‘won’t this ever stop?!’

It can be confusing when ADHD partners start learning more about ADHD and are met with a lukewarm reception from a spouse.  What's going on?

You don't have to have stuff everywhere just because one or more of you has ADHD!

Follow this path to get started on managing your ADHD.

Are you an ADHD adult feeling overwhelmed by the amount of stuff you have to do?  Too many unfinished tasks floating around? Trouble focusing?  Creating a Personal Kanban can help. 

Wondering what it might feel like to start ADHD medications?  Here are some true accounts from people who describe what it feels like to take their ADHD medications.

Don't let ADHD get in the way of having fun connecting again on a staycation.  This post augments a recent NY Times article to make it more relevant for couples impacted by ADHD.

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