Melissa Orlov is the founder of, and author of two award-winning books on the impact of ADHD in relationships - The ADHD Effect on Marriage (2010) and The Couple’s Guide to Thriving with ADHD (2014).  She is considered one of the foremost authorities on the topic of how ADHD impacts adult relationships.  A marriage consultant, Melissa helps ADHD-affected couples from around the world re-balance their relationships and learn to thrive through her seminars, consulting and books.  She also teaches marriage counselors and other professionals about effective marriage therapy for couples impacted by ADHD.  Orlov blogs for Psychology Today and at, where she also hosts a large community of adults learning about ADHD in relationships.  She has been interviewed by many, including the New York Times, CNN, Today, and US News and World Report.  You can find her at


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Financial: Melissa Orlov is the founder of ADHD & Marriage Consulting and receives royalties as a published author. She is the founder and lead contributor for Melissa Orlov receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

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