With ADD ADHD, Relationships Are Hard
In older couples, the divorce rate is twice that of vanillas. According to Melissa Orlov, the major problem is undiagnosed and untreated ADD ADHD.
Quote O the Day:
“You have to be a superwoman to be married to a man with ADD.”
Martha Puryear, married to an ADDer
I wrote this down when she said it but I couldn’t find it til just now. Know what I mean?
Problem O the Day
We have the cocktail hour every evening, together time. It bugs my wife that I can’t sit still for it for very long. But I do better if we’re outside or in a restaurant. I think it’s the extra stimulation.
Sorry to say I haven’t really come up with one yet. There’s gotta be a strategy for this. Any suggestions? The cork in my pocket helps sometimes. I’m working on the problem.
adhd-doesnt-cause-divorce-denial-does from Melissa
10 things not to do from June
The ADHD Effect On Marriage by Melissa Orlov