ADHD and Marriage Blog

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.  

A man with ADHD shares his ‘aha’ moment of learning that his ADHD included Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria, an often undiagnosed, but not very well ‘hidden,’ part of ADHD for many adults.  Do you have RSD?  What does RSD mean for your relationship?  How do you treat Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria?

ADHD symptoms – and our approaches to managing ADHD – change as we age.

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