ADHD and Marriage Blog

The Wellcome Trust is doing a mental health documentary on mental health (including ADHD) and is looking for adults who would be willing to talk about their lives with ADHD.  It's a project that will get some attention, and so I'm asking a number of people whom I think have compelling stories to consider whether or not they might like to talk with the assistant producer and see if they might like to participate.  To be clear, I'm introducing you to the project here...the next step would be to talk with them however much you needed to before they and you would determine if you might be part

You’ve just discovered that your partner is having an emotional or physical affair.  This revelation has been a kick in the gut – the emotional pain is intense and confusing.  You feel angry, volatile, are in intense pain, and perhaps feel panicked and fearful. Your partner’s response to these feelings seems inadequate, at best.  How do you traverse this new territory?

I'm often asked what technology can help with some of the basic elements of better managing life when ADHD is a factor.  Here are some high quality, easy, and often free apps and other technologies that couples report have helped their progress towards a calmer and happier life together.

Many adults with ADHD have tendencies towards hoarding behaviors and have trouble both keeping things cleaned up and tossing them out.  It can drive their partner's crazy and cause a lot of conflict.  What's going on, and what can you do?

Adult ADHD – and responses to that ADHD – can have a huge impact on your most important partnership.  Learning more can help you transform your relationship into something that brings you both more joy.

Suggesting to your partner that he or she might have ADHD can be really tricky, particularly if your partner is volatile or experiences a great deal of shame.  What to do?

Quick triggers and emotional issues are becoming more widely recognized as core components of ADHD.  Learn more with these articles from top ADHD experts.