The Couple's Guide to Thriving with ADHD (Paperback)

By Melissa Orlov, Nancie Kohlenberger

Specialty Press (FL), 9781937761103, 240pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2014



This publication gives concrete answers and strategies to those suffering from adult ADHD that couples can immediately use to improve their relationships. It addresses questions from both ADHD and non-ADHD partners and provides straightforward advice arranged in a way that makes it easy to find the specific answers couples seek.

About the Author

Melissa Orlov is a marriage consultant who helps ADHD-affected couples and also teaches marriage counselors and other professionals about effective marriage therapy for couples impacted by ADHD. She is the author of "The ADHD Effect on Marriage" and "Married to Distraction," writes for "ADDitude Magazine," and blogs for "Psychology Today" and at She speaks internationally on the topic of how adult ADHD impacts relationships, and has been interviewed on the topic of ADHD and marriage by numerous outlets, including CBS, CNN, the "New York Times," Today, "US News and World Report," and "Women's Health." She lives in Wayland, Massachusetts. Nancie Kohlenberger, LMFT, is a psychotherapist and an ADHD adult relationship coach. She lives in Newport Beach, California.