The ADHD Effect on Marriage: Understand and Rebuild Your Relationship in Six Steps

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Melissa Orlov

Narrated By: Laura Jennings

Publisher: Tantor Media

Date: March 2017

Duration: 8 hours 4 minutes

Summary:

An invaluable resource for couples in which one of the partners suffers from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), this authoritative book guides troubled marriages towards an understanding and appreciation for the struggles and triumphs of a relationship affected by it, and to look at the disorder in a more positive and less disruptive way. Going beyond traditional marriage counseling, this discussion offers advice from the author's personal experience and years of research and identifies patterns of behavior that can hurt marriages-such as nagging, intimacy problems, sudden anger, and memory issues-through the use of vignettes and descriptions of actual couples and their ADHD struggles and solutions. This resource encourages both spouses to become active partners in improving their relationship and healing the fissures that ADHD can cause.

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