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    DescriptionAn invaluable resource for couples in which one or both partners have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), this authoritative book guides troubled partners towards an understanding and appreciation for the struggles and triumphs of a relationship affected by it, and to integrate ADHD into their relationship in a more positive and less disruptive way. Going beyond traditional marriage counseling which can often discount the influence of ADHD, 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 descriptions of actual couples and their ADHD struggles and solutions. The first third of the book is dedicated to helping couples identify how ADHD impacts their relationship. The last two-thirds provides a specific set of steps couples can move through to overcome their hurt and anger, once again develop loving ways to interact with each other, and find the joy they've lost in their struggles. This book encourages both spouses to become active partners in improving their relationship and healing the fissures that ADHD can cause. Also included are worksheets and various methods for difficult conversations so that couples can find a technique that fits their unique relationship and improve their communication skills.


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    Title
    ADHD Effect on Marriage
    Subtitle
    Understand & Rebuild Your Relationship in Six Steps
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Melissa Orlov
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 360 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781886941977
    ISBN 10: 1886941971
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC E4L: FAM
    BIC subject category V2: VFVG
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24830
    Ingram Subject Code: HE
    B&T General Subject: 347
    Libri: I-HE
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    B&T Approval Code: A31503240
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FAM030000
    DC22: 616.85/89, 616.8589
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A34010000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PSY022010, SEL016000
    LC classification: RC394.A85 O75 2010
    DC22: 306.810874
    Publisher
    Specialty Press, Incorporated, U.S.
    Imprint name
    Specialty Press, Incorporated, U.S.
    Publication date
    01 September 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Florida
    Author Information
    Melissa C. Orlov is one of the leading experts on how ADHD affects marriages. She writes a regular column on this topic for "ADDitude Magazine," gives lectures, and writes online at www.ADHDMarriage.com. She lives in Wayland, Massachusetts.
    Review quote
    "Readers will find a wealth of information and support as well as practical tips, exercises, and stories." --Kate Kelly and Peggy Ramundo, coauthors", ""You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!"