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PBMs Restrict Access to ADHD Medications

Meet a powerful player in the “How Can I Get my ADHD Medication” game: Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs). Few consumers know about them. Yet, they represent a huge and growing factor in limiting access to

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ADHD Relationship Support

Managing the Unmanageable in ADHD Relationships

Now it’s time to examine the second loop-de-loop on the ADHD Roller Coaster—Managing the Unmanageable. In the previous post, we examined the first loop-de-loop: Explaining the Inexplicable. Over eight years of researching ADHD and relationships

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Personal Essays

Happy Valentine’s Day to ADHD Roller Coaster Relationship Riders

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.

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ADHD Relationship Support

Psychological Denial of ADHD, or The FEAR Factor

  By Taylor J. Chapter 13 is the first chapter under the #2 Success Strategy: Dealing with Denial. As such, it covers the common psychological reasons behind denial of ADHD– that is, for either partner denying

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