Breaking out of ADHD relationship dysfunction — after not breaking a fall? That sounds all kinds of painful, right? It was, but not as painful as remaining on an ADHD Roller Coaster gone wild. I’ll
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Of course, I didn’t ask him that — Excuse me, officer, do you have ADHD? Not exactly. Especially while he was writing my traffic citation. But afterward, we chatted and I happened to mention Adult ADHD.
Chore-sharing often presents a major bone of contention in ADHD-challenged relationships. Arguing won’t help. Neither will nagging. And, good grief, stop “talking about it.” Instead, pick up an ADHD-informed strategy. A very simple one. In
What does Adult ADHD look like? In fact, it can look different in each person who has it! Maybe you’ve heard that people with ADHD are “creative” or “risk-taking” or “extroverted.” The truth is, people
It’s Valentine’s Day on the ADHD Relationships Roller Coaster. Are you celebrating—or crying? I used to dread the occasion. Now I look forward. How did this happen?
Let’s travel back in time. Back to the “bad old days,” before my husband and I started happily traipsing through the woods singing “I Got You, Babe” (see video at the end of this post).
Back when we were getting ferociously whipped around on the ADHD roller coaster—but had just discovered ADHD. By chance.
Back when we desperately needed better strategies—fast! The year was 1999, and almost no one was talking about Adult ADHD—much less Adult ADHD relationships.
As for Valentine’s Day, we were lucky it wasn’t the Valentine’s Day Massacre.
ADHD and driving: For many years, Adult ADHD researchers made it a top priority. The evidence is clear: ADHD can impair driving safety. Also clear: Medication can improve driving skills. As for this cartoon, count