By Leslie Rouder, LCSW,CHt
Very often I will hear a parent tell me that his child could not possibly have ADD because he is able to play video games for long hours without being distracted in the least. Or that one’s spouse can watch a football game without ever being distracted. This can be ...
The challenges facing a person who is married
to someone with untreated Attention Deficit Disorder, or ADD, can be difficult to navigate.
These challenges may be completely hidden to the rest of the world. No one seems to understand what you Read More
Given our busy lives, it is no wonder that many of us have difficulty keeping up with friendships. But for individuals with ADHD, maintaining healthy friendships can be even a bigger struggle than for most. How does one balance the many demands that life puts upon us while keeping our vital connections to those ...
Identifying the problem areas in ones' marriage
is relatively easy, but the difficult part is ferreting out effective mechanisms to bridge the communication gap that often occurs when one’s partner has ADD. Knowledge, patience, and ...
Many people are attracted to individuals with ADD for their zany sense of humor, imagination, creativity, charm and “out of the box” thinking. But for many couples those attractive qualities can sometimes fade in the light of untreated ADD
. I receive hundreds of ...