Married To ADD: 7 Difficulties To Expect

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Married To ADD: 7 Difficulties To Expect [EXPERT]
Learn the predictable patterns associated with being married to someone with untreated ADD.

7. A sense of hopelessness. When one's best effort to resolve these problems go nowhere, the sense of sadness and lack of hope may pervade the relationship and lead to a separation or divorce10 Ways To Tell If Your Marriage Is Over

There is hope. With understanding and knowledge, one can transcend these feelings and find a new way of being in the relationship. Learning all you can about ADD and how it affects your partner is vital. It is important to remember that even though your partner may no longer be hyperfocused on you and your relationship, that does not mean he does not still love you.

Since he probably isn't even aware that your relationship has changed, he might not understand why you are always so angry and demanding. Your increasing frustration, anger and demands only further damage any chances of communication or intimacy, as your partner feels that he can never please you and that he is not enough.

He might feel unloved. Patterns of frustration and anger can be avoided when both partners understand the way the ADD symptoms are affecting your marriage. You must learn different behaviors to heal these kinds of wounds through education, communication and counseling.

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