Melissa's Favorite Posts

There’s more to learn, but we do know quite a bit about how different treatments for ADHD stack up.  Here is athe lowdown on what works, and how it compares to other treatments.  I also write about what doesn't work, as well.

Emotional obstacles are a very big deal in ADHD procrastination.  These two fun and fast-paced videos from How to ADHD tell you why, and what to do about it.

While counselors and authors have focused on the unique problems that women with ADHD face, few have spoken specifically about the issues that men who have ADHD face in their relationships.

In this post, Melissa writes about: the gap between the amazing relationship you thought you were signing up for, and the relationship you actually got with adult ADHD in the mix; why it’s so important to grieve about the loss of your romantic dreams; and how to do it.

When both kids and parent(s) in the family have ADHD it can feel chaotic and often full of conflict.  Here are specific strategies to help everyone in the family thrive, and calm things down a bit.

Biologically-based sensitivity to criticism and rejection impacts some with ADHD...it also impacts their partners

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?

All seems well, then suddenly something happens that triggers you back to a really bad place.  Here’s how to avoid getting consumed by feelings of ‘won’t this ever stop?!’

It can be confusing when ADHD partners start learning more about ADHD and are met with a lukewarm reception from a spouse.  What's going on?

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

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