“Both my husband and I have ADHD, it is so hard to maintain the house and have fun together and deal with work. I end up being the one who does most of the planning, maintenance of the house and dog, and I also have a demanding job. How do we work to have a more balanced life where I’m not so burnt out all the time and mentally fatigued?”
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?
Taxes are the ultimate in BORING, and also take lots of organizational effort. This means they are not easy for many with ADHD to tackle. Here are some tips for tackling the backlog…and being on time in the future.
Over 15 years ago, when I was feeling unhappy in my relationship, my husband asked me what the chore he should take over. To his surprise, I said ‘do the dishes!!!’ Turns out, I’m not the only one who feels this way. Sharing dish duties turns out to be really important to a whole lot of women.