In order to best understand your spouse with ADHD, you must first learn about Adult ADHD. You may be familiar with the characteristics of ADHD in children, but do you know how these characteristics may manifest themselves in adults?
The following articles can help you better understand some of the characteristics of Adult ADHD:
In addition to learning about ADHD in adults, there are a number of articles that can help you to understand ADHD, generally:
Read over the above articles, seek out information from other sources as well. You can speak with other adults by joining a local support group, talking with other people in online conversations or reading books.
Once you have a better understanding of ADHD in adults, you will be able to talk with your spouse about some of the characteristics they may share with adults with ADHD.
Eileen Bailey is a freelance health writer. She is the author of What Went Right: Reframe Your Thinking for a Happier Now, Idiot’s Guide to Adult ADHD, Idiot’s Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Essential Guide to Overcoming Obsessive Love, and Essential Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome. She can be found on Twitter @eileenmbailey and on Facebook at eileenmbailey.