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November 22, 2020 49 min

In this episode, Ameé speaks with Melissa Orlov is a marriage consultant, a top expert in how ADHD affects relationships, and an award-winning author.  She is the author of The ADHD Effect on Marriage, which was awarded "Best Psychological Book of 2010" by ForeWord Reviews.  Her latest book, The Couple's Guide to Thriving with ADHD, with Nancie Kohlenberger won three book awards, including best psychology book of 2014.

Melissa has been writing and speaking about the topic since 2007, researching it since 2005.  She teaches couples, therapists, counselors, and coaches about how ADHD impacts relationships and offers private counseling to couples who wish to improve their ADHD-impacted relationships.  Her very popular couples seminar (by phone) has helped many struggling couples turn their relationships around.  Melissa blogs for Psychology Today, at this site, and guest writes for many others.   

In this episode, you will hear:

  • What is ADHD & how is it diagnosed in adults
  • The surprising ways ADHD affects marriages and relationships
  • Rebuilding a relationship after ADHD has eroded it
  • The couple's seminar that is available for help

  • Resources:
    https://www.adhdmarriage.com/
    The ADHD Effect on Marriage
    The Couple's Guide to Thriving with ADHD

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