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Adult ADHD Relationships…and, Yes…the Pandemic

I am delighted to present a new guest blog post by Melissa Orlov. Melissa is an important thought-leader in the field of couples therapy. She is the founder of, and the author of two award-winning

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12 Important Ways Couples Can Manage an Asperger’s Meltdown

What is an Asperger’s Meltdown? From a neurotypical (NT) point of view, an Asperger’s meltdown is when an Aspie experiences a temporary loss of emotional control. It is a state of profound

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Cassandra Syndrome…the Struggle to Name the NT Partner’s Despair

Cassandra Syndrome and Emotional Deprivation Disorder Revised 1/26/21 The Cassandra Syndrome is another effort in the continuing attempt to describe the struggle of the neurotypical partner (NT) who too

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Are You in a Neurodivergent Marriage?

The Challenge of a Neurodivergent Marriage Neurodivergent marriage is a challenging problem, even for otherwise skilled couples therapists. Several years ago, Dr. K was participating in a high-level training

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An Asperger Marriage

An Asperger Marriage: Moving Beyond Despair Revised 1/26/21 In our intensive couples therapy intake process, we sometimes hear about long-term relationships with a partner who was never diagnosed with

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Alexithymia and Marital Conflict

What is Alexithymia? Revised 1/27/20 Some people struggle when asked to explain or share and their emotions. This personality trait is known as Alexithymia. People with Alexithymia can describe their

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