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ADHD (General)

Got Dopamine? Sex and the ADHD Woman

Greig's Caves, Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, Canada
Photo Zoë Kessler, 2009

You think you’ve got sex problems? We want too much. We don’t want any. We’re halfway to heaven, a fly walks across the wall and we’ve lost it.

As if living with ADHD wasn’t problematic enough, our symptoms often (or, more likely, nearly always) interfere with our sex lives as well.

If sex, as they say, is 90% in the...
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ADHD (General)

Keys to Loving a Partner with ADHD – Part II

Tara and Trevor MacKenzie

Tara and Trevor MacKenzie might play together in the MacKenzie Blues Band, but their 13-year marriage is anything but blue.

Here, Tara MacKenzie continues to share some tips that work for her and her husband, Trevor MacKenzie, whose gifts include not only talent - but ADHD.

ZOË: What other advice do you have for someone who’s in a relationship with someone with ADHD?

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ADHD (General)

Keys to Loving a Partner with ADHD – Part I

Trevor and Tara MacKenzie of the MacKenzie Blues Band

Tara and Trevor MacKenzie are the dynamic duo behind the MacKenzie Blues Band.

The group recently returned from competing in the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, where they advanced to the semi-finals. For a young band who’s just released their first album, this was quite an accomplishment.

To me, an even more remarkable achievement...
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A Love Letter to ADHD Treatment

Dear ADHD Treatment:

I'm so glad I met you.

Before we met, I was completely lost.

I admit it: there were many others before you. In my 20s, I flirted with alcohol. I came to realize this wasn’t a healthy relationship. I tried smoking, but I knew that that relationship would eventually kill me.

Our relationship is different; I’m happier. I’m healthier. And I’m still getting to know you. There is so much more...
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10 Signs Your Cat Has ADHD

©Zoë Kessler

Does your cat have ADHD? While it’s not contagious, it is genetic. How much do you really know about where your kitten came from?

Here are the signs to look for if you think your cat has ADHD.

1) She’s old but runs around like a kitten

I often think of ADHD as the fountain of youth. Ever notice how many people with ADHD act, think, and...
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