Don’t Let ADHD Spoil The Romance

 ADHD Weekly, February 14, 2019

Ask the Expert Highlight

How Executive Functions Affect Adult Relationships

Featuring Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA

Are ADHD symptoms causing struggles within your relationship? Do you know the hurt feelings that come when ADHD symptoms cause forgetfulness, lost possessions or financial difficulties?

Psychologist Ari Tuckman has worked with many couples affected by ADHD. In this special Ask the Expert Highlight, he discusses how executive function affects relationships and how deficits in executive function can bring difficulties to your romance, including:

  • The challenge to do the right thing at the right time
  • Filtering out distractions to communication
  • Tools and ways of improving executive function to help relationships

Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA has given more than 250 presentations and does a popular podcast about ADHD and routinely earns excellent reviews for his ability to make complicated information understandable and useful. He is the author of three books, Understand Your Brain, Get More Done: The ADHD Executive Functions Workbook, More Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults with ADHD, and Integrative Treatment for Adult ADHD: A Practical, Easy-to-Use Guide for Clinicians.