• ADHD/ADD,  Uncategorized

    When your partner/spouse doesn’t have ADHD

    Relationships can be difficult and every couple have their own set of problems. Sure, most, if not all, have their share of good times, but it’s not always easy. When one partner has ADHD while the other is neurotypical, the challenges within the couple may be quite different from those where both are neurotypical. Not necessarily worse or better. Just different. As many of you know, I have ADHD. My husband, on the other, is neurotypical. We have had our share of happy times. But there have been a lot of struggle and we’ve both talked about it. Recently we were apart of a 3-day workshop for couples where one…

  • ADHD/ADD

    How ADHD affects Relationships

    With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I think it is a good time to talk about relationships. Considering that Valentine’s day is about love and relationships, I thought it may be a good time to discuss relationships and how ADHD can have an impact on a couple.  No matter who I have spoken to, being in a relationship is never easy. Every relationship has its own set of challenges.  However, if one or both partners have ADHD/ADD, then the challenges within the relationship might be different from those where neither have ADHD/ADD. Not necessarily better or worse, but just different. Although I can’t speak for all couples or for couples…