Conflicts Around Household Tasks

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.

Having a partner who says he loves you often be late sends confusing signals.  Learning more can help.

Parent/Child is hard to get out of, but you must do so to thrive.  These tips can help you begin.

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

About 50 percent of adults with ADHD suffer from an anxiety disorder. Here's the story of how Katie came to grips with hers. 

When is it nagging and when is it reminding?  For non-ADHD partners, it can be hard to figure out whether - or how - to remind a partner of something that needs to get done.  Here are some ideas about where to draw the line.

Coming home to an ADHD partner's mess can raise the stress levels at home, encourage long-term resentment, and ruin your sex life.  Here's how to clear up the clutter fast.

The August 8th cover story of Time Magazine was entitled "Chore Wars" with the subhead "Let it go.  Make peace.  Men and women, it turns out, work the same amount."  But it misses a huge cohort of adults for whom the chore wars are still all too real – adults with ADHD and their spouses.

What happens when an ADHD partner takes responsibility for ADHD issues, but still struggles to make things go smoothly?  Here's a good example of the process that couples go through to find a balance that can work for them.

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