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Pooh Love

ADHD & Marriage Weekly Tip - October 18, 2016 Quote of the Week “Some people care too much.  I think it’s called love.” - A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh Pooh Love Is there such a thing as caring to much?  I think the answer is ‘yes...’ ...Show More Summary

You live in the Real World

It's ADHD Awareness Month and some of the ADHD Advocacy organizations are pushing people to "come out of the closet" when it comes to having ADHD. I think some of the leaders in the ADHD...

Support Groups for Adults Impacted by ADHD Starting This Week

Submitted by MelissaOrlov on 10/17/2016. Tools for adults with ADHD and for partners of adults with ADHD are important for managing the issues that come up in relationships impacted by ADHD.  A very useful tool for this can be support groups, and I'm happy to announce that we are sponsoring some of these. Show More Summary

How Do You Get Things Done?

Today is October 11, 2016. I have things on my to do list today from January 1, 2016. OK. Maybe that’s an exaggeration. Or maybe it’s not. See, my youngest daughter got engaged on New Years Eve 2015/16. That’s my excuse. I was the mother of the bride. I had to help plan a wedding […]

“ADHD? That’s Just An Excuse…”

Is it just me, or are more and more people confusing their beliefs with facts. Perhaps people have always mistaken their opinions for the truth. I don’t know. What I do know, for sure, is the universal challenge you face after getting an ADHD diagnosis is whether or not you should tell anyone about it. Show More Summary

Like a Dog

ADHD & Marriage Weekly Tip - October 11, 2016 Quote of the Week Q:  “But why should I praise him like he’s a golden retriever for things he should be doing in the first place?” A:  It is not about bolstering a mate’s ego but about establishing...Show More Summary

Tune Out?

ADHD & Marriage Weekly Tip - October 6, 2016 Quote of the Week “My very savvy mother-in-law (gave me) advice on my wedding day.  “In every good marriage,” she counseled, “it helps sometimes to be a little deaf.”  I have followed that...Show More Summary

October is ADHD Month - Build Your Knowledge of ADHD

Submitted by cveal on 10/01/2016. October is ADHD Awareness Month, which means there are some excellent programs going on that can get you more information about ADHD and introduce you to some of the other experts in the field. Two of...Show More Summary


ADHD & Marriage Weekly Tip - September 29, 2016 Quote of the Week “Perfectionists set goals that are impossible – and if they somehow manage to achieve a goal, they assume that goal must be worthless and they set another, even more impossible...Show More Summary

Emotionally Present

ADHD & Marriage Weekly Tip - September 21, 2016 Quote of the Week “When you understand your own emotions and triggers, you can learn to be present in difficult situations and not let your emotions control you.  This allows you to have...Show More Summary

Stress in Your Life

ADHD & Marriage Weekly Tip - September 14, 2016 Quote of the Week “When stress goes up, cognitive ability goes down.” - Jerome Schultz, Ph.D. in ADDitude Magazine Stress in Your Life You may not be aware of this, but stress has a huge...Show More Summary

Donald Trump is a Narcissist. Your Partner with ADHD Probably is Not

Submitted by MelissaOrlov on 09/13/2016. ADHD Marriage: Start here Anger, Frustration & ADHD I cannot tell you how often I have had a non-ADHD partner contact me and say something such as “I have a partner with ADHD who is also a narcissist.” ...Show More Summary

ADHD medication reduces risky behavior in children, teens, research finds

New research provides some of the first evidence that medications taken by millions of American children to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder offer long-term benefits.

College students who misuse stimulants more likely to have ADHD, substance-use disorder

A new study finds that college students who misuse stimulant drugs are more likely to have attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, conduct disorder or substance-use disorder than are students not misusing stimulants.


ADHD & Marriage Weekly Tip - September 7, 2016 Quote of the Week “My husband watches four different sporting events on three different devices while messaging with friends on four different continents.  All this multitasking yet he can’t...Show More Summary

Tips for Supporting Adult Children with ADHD

Submitted by MelissaOrlov on 09/07/2016. ADHD is highly heritable, which means you may well have children with ADHD.  As they age, how to support them becomes less clear, as parents need to let go of the organizing support they provided...Show More Summary

What About Lunch?

ADHD & Marriage Weekly Tip - September 1, 2016 Quote of the Week “It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like “What about lunch?” - A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh What About...Show More Summary

A Cure For ADHD?

Is it possible to ‘cure’ ADHD? To answer that we need to time travel… Our documentary, ADD & Loving It?! is a surprise hit on PBS. The network is delighted. I am stunned and sent reeling. (I’ve yet to recover. I wake up reeling. AndShow More Summary

You have the Power!

Can you believe it's already September? It's a new month with new energy. I know that I'm sure ready for new energy and positive changes this month. I've been hearing from so many people, especially...

What Do You Need?

2 months agoMental Health / ADHD : ADD Moms

My mission here at An ADD Woman has always been to serve you. Sometimes I succeed; sometimes I fail. i base my ideas about what you need on what I need or needed at one time, but that might not always be accurate. I need to hear from you because I need to know what […]

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