Melissa's Favorite Posts

Couples often have trouble agreeing on whether or not a partner is having an emotional affair.  Here's how to figure it out.

The internet, porn, ADHD and addiction can go hand in hand.  Here's a Ted Talk to help understand.

What happens when you are your partner reach an impasse about how to move forward in your relationship?  I got email today from a woman who wrote about how she and her husband are ‘stuck.’  She wants to work on repair, while he expects her to ‘act like nothing has happened in the last five years and move on’…including have sex together.

There are too many myths about what forgiveness is and what it is for!  ADHD couples need to know more about how to use this important skill.

We gather important (and scientifically sound) information about ADHD treatment in one place.  Download our tree treatment e-book and find resources to help you make your ADHD treatment more effective.

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.

A long time friend just sent me this Pharrell Williams Happy video to cheer me up.  Loved it!  Why not take a few minutes to bring a smile to your face (and bop around the room a bit)?

A woman wrote me recently explaining that her ADHD husband had announced that he didn't love her, and possibly never had.  She is in the middle of a much-needed reset of her own non-ADHD behaviors - anger, belittling and the like, saying that reading my book made her reassess her own behaviors and that she was actively trying to improve herself with therapy and other hard work.  They have children, and she asks the very important question of "how do I get him to give us another chance?"

Want to know what success looks like when you've pretty much lost hope and then turn things around?  Here is a letter that came in to me this week that describes it so well that I thought I would share it.  Of particular interest, I think, is the connection between the two partners as they progress - they create an upward spiral of positively reinforcing behavior that really helps them succeed.

What’s it like when both partners have ADHD in a relationship?  Is it different from when only one has ADHD?  Are there other resources we need to know about?  Are there different challenges?  These are questions I get regularly and would like to answer here.

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