Fully Grown Beings

ADHD & Marriage News - August 15, 2023

Quote of the Week

“I love that we met as fully grown beings, with more than a little knowledge of what love is and what loss is, and with a full share of knowing how precious they both are.”

-Jennifer Douglas and Kent Shell, as told to the NY Times

Fully Grown Beings

I read this quote and thought to myself “with age comes wisdom.”

One of the benefits of struggling in your relationship and then successfully addressing your issues is that you have a more complete understanding of love and struggle. You can be fully grateful that you worked together to strengthen your relationship.  In the process you got to learn in much more depth and breadth about your own strengths and weaknesses, as well as those of your partner.  You have learned how to live together and accept each other.

Likewise, if you have lost a relationship due to death or divorce, you have a sense of both love and loss that can be the basis for a healthy appreciation for whatever you choose for your future – being single, finding a new partner, or something in between.

And, as you approach healing from that loss, I encourage you to seek the support you need through the grief and other emotions that follow.  That might mean professional support, the ear of a good friend or other family members.  In that loss, or in the love of a ‘refound’ relationship, you have the ability to be the fully formed person you were meant to be.



Registration for the Non-ADHD Partner Support Groups open August 17, and will begin in September and October, 2023.  Note: these sell out quickly. 

The ADHD Effect Fall Couples' Seminar is also open for registration.  October 4 - November 20, 2023 / 9 Sessions / Wednesdays (& 2 Mondays) at 7:30 pm EASTERN time. 

Fully Grown Beings


ADHD Effect In-Depth Couples' Seminar - Is your relationship in trouble? My highly acclaimed 9-session Zoom seminar has helped many couples thrive in healthier, happier relationships. Registration is now open.

Non ADHD Partner Support Group (registration open) and ADHD New Habit Coaching Group - Be part of a community exploring similar issues, successes and struggles and find new, effective ways to be your best self in your relationship.


How to Optimize Treatment for Adult ADHD

Downloadable chapters of my books;

A community forum with other couples facing similar issues;

A large number of blog posts on various topics;



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