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ADHD Partner Survey
The ADHD Partner Survey is the largest, most comprehensive survey on Adult ADHD. But it’s not not solely relationship issues.
In 64 questions, I asked 164 partners of adults with ADHD about everything from employment to experiences with treatment to health conditions. Their own and their ADHD partners.
The results informed my first book and are excerpted in the first-ever chapter on couple therapy I wrote for Russell Barkley, PhD’s clinical guide.
Why did I survey the partners and not the adults themselves? Great question! I explain that in the first post, along with the reasons for conducting the survey: About the ADHD Partner Survey.
Seeking support as the partner or other loved one of an adult with ADHD (diagnosed or not yet), check out my long-running group, ADHD Partner
The ADHD Partner Survey queried respondents on a range of topics, including:
- ADHD and relationships—from many angles
- Health issues (for the ADHD partner and the respondents)
- Experiences in finding ADHD treatment and couple therapy
If you or your partner has ADHD, the signs would be obvious, yes? The signs of Adult ADHD would show themselves at the very beginning of the relationship, yes? Well…..no. Not exactly. It might be
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
In this post, we delve into the write-in responses to this ADHD Partner Survey question: As your relationship continued, did your ADHD partner’s positive traits continue—or continue to be attractive? Predictably, the answers run the gamut.
Perhaps that person you fell in love with, months or years ago, is still right there by your side. But maybe that person, while still physically present, has somehow—inexplicably, strangely, terrifyingly—disappeared! So much confusion clouds