I was so busy waiting for babies last fall that I never got around to telling you about a great new book that I contributed to! The Distracted Couple: The Impact of ADHD on Adult Relationships is the brain child of editors Larry Maucieri and Jon Carlson, who wanted to put together a reference guide for […]

Hello, ADHD World! It’s been a while… As you may know, we here at The ADD Management Group took an all-too-short break in the last few months to welcome twins into our family! But things didn’t exactly go as planned… Back in October, we experienced an emergency situation on the last day of the 2013 […]

The Virtual AD/HD Conference Podcast Series is a special edition of the ADHDmanagement.com Podcast.   Using the right ADHD medication can be one of the most effective strategies to minimize the symptoms of ADHD—whether that is for children, adults or senior citizens. Unfortunately, many people taking ADHD medications are not getting its full benefit. Even […]

The Virtual AD/HD Conference Podcast Series is a special edition of the ADHDmanagement.com Podcast.   Does anger and frustration sometimes dominate your relationship? If so, you ‘re not alone—even if you feel like you are. Anger is a topic that we don’t hear much about when it comes to ADHD and relationships. But marriage consultant […]

Today is my birthday, and so far it’s been lovely. But every year, my (wonderful, well-intentioned) ADHD partner Jen waits until the last minute to pull together a nice day for me. She always comes through, but not without a fair amount of scrambling. Here’s what I mean… ADHD Birthday Obstacle #1: The Gift Jen […]

Life has it’s ups and downs for everyone, and when you’ve got ADHD… well you can really feel it. But that’s not the important part. The important part is how you deal with it. This isn’t a new concept, nor is it one that needs to be dissected here. What I do want to share […]

In 2005, Erin and I traveled to California for vacation. We stayed in San Fransisco for a few days, then drove down the coast to spend time in Santa Cruz, Monterey, and Pacific Heights. It was one of the best vacations we ever had. But we also got into one of the biggest fights of […]

Earlier this week, I received the following email from reader Maryellen: My husband was diagnosed with Adult ADD approximately 4 years ago and I found a blog entry on the internet that comes to mind almost weekly. It had to do with responding to your ADD/ADHD partner’s random declaration of thoughts and how to be […]

I can distinctly remember the first time I told someone about my ADHD diagnosis. For the past month I’d discussed the Pros and Cons of the situation with counselor, my parents, my sister and two psychologists, weighing up my options. Do I open the proverbial kimono and expose myself to understanding, but potentially judgement? Or […]

It’s been well established that in a mixed-ADHD relationship (where one partner has ADHD and the other does not), there are certain compromises that need to be made in order for the partnership to feel balanced. For example, someone without ADHD may dislike washing dishes, but they do it anyway;  someone with ADHD may dislike […]