Worth It

ADHD & Marriage News - August 30, 2018

Quote of the Week

“It’s better to have a hard road into excellence than an easy road into mediocrity."

- Selma Hayak

Worth It

Probably everyone reading this marriage tip knows what a hard road it can be to have adult ADHD – and responses to that ADHD – in your relationship.  It takes a lot of effort to create a relationship you both love to be in when dealing with distractibility and more.

But there is this weird positive side to it all.  George and I have been bound together quite closely by the fact that we have taken this hard road and not only survived the experience, but learned to thrive.  We feel joy, wonder, and even a little bit of pride that this hard road really did lead us to ‘excellence.’

Not everyone makes it, but it’s surprising how many couples really can turn around their relationship if both partners are willing to take that hard road and do all they can – as individuals – to be the best possible partner they can.


Is working through anger part of your hard road?


How to Diminish Anger in Your Relationship, starting in exactly 2 weeks - Sept 13th - is designed to:

  • be a safer space in which you can identify and surface your feelings of anger
  • teach you proven interaction and anger management skills
  • provide time to practice new skills to improve interactions during class

.... you can take my Live ADHD Effect In-Depth Couples' Seminar and/or my Diminishing Anger in Your Relationship Seminar - both start September 2018. What is the best choice for the two of you? Read more

For those in marriages impacted by ADHD

You can find great resources for couples impacted by ADHD at adhdmarriage.com, including free:

  • -   Online treatment overview;

    -   Downloadable chapters of my books;

    -   A community forum with other couples facing similar issues;

      -   A large number of blog posts on various topics;

      -   Referrals.

Is your relationship in trouble? Consider my highly acclaimed couples' course: ADHD Effect In-Depth Couples' Seminar - This 8-session phone seminar has helped many couples thrive in healthier, happier relationships. The Live session starts September 26, 2018.

Is your relationship in pretty good shape but you'd love to feel closer? Consider my self-study seminar Recovering Intimacy in Your Relationship.

Adult ADHD can have a huge impact on your relationship. ADHDmarriage.com can literally change your life!  Question? Contact Melissa.

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