Live Webinar on June 22: ADHD and Sex: Building Focus and Attention for Intimacy
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Partners in healthy, enduring romantic relationships typically experience sexual satisfaction as part of their strong connection. But as many couples living with ADHD know all too well, forgetfulness, procrastination, and other traits associated with ADHD can take a toll on relationships and on sex.
Sex therapist Ari Tuckman conducted a survey of 3,000 people with ADHD and their non-ADHD partners about their sex lives. He asked about levels of satisfaction, frequency, infidelity, and much more. Among his findings: people with ADHD feel things more intensely and experience more sexual eagerness than do their non-ADHD partners. Bridging these differences, and other flashpoints, can strengthen a relationship.
In this webinar, you will learn:
- How ADHD can affect your sex life and relationship
- Strategies to make time for intimacy and why this is important
- Why sensitivity can make intimacy challenging for the non-ADHD partner
- Approaches to help couples build trust for each other
- How treatment for ADHD improves intimacy
Have a question for our expert? There will be an opportunity to post questions for the presenter during the live webinar.
Meet the Expert Speakers:
Ari Tuckman, Psy.D., MBA, is a psychologist, sex therapist, and author of four books, including, ADHD After Dark: Better Sex Life, Better Relationship; Understand Your Brain, Get More Done; More Attention, Less Deficit; and Integrative Treatment for Adult ADHD. (#CommissionsEarned) His podcast, More Attention, Less Deficit, has more than 100 episodes and almost 3 million downloads. He has a private practice in West Chester, Pennsylvania, and is co-chair of the CHADD conference committee.
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist and author of numerous books, including Gaslighting: Recognize Manipulative and Emotionally Abusive People and Break Free and Healing from Toxic Relationships. (#CommissionsEarned) She is a licensed and board-certified mental health counselor, and a Florida Supreme Court-certified family and civil mediator based in Tampa. She is the host of the Talking Brains podcast. You can reach Stephanie at stephaniesarkis.com.
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Certificate of Attendance: For information on how to purchase the certificate of attendance option (cost $10), register for the webinar, then look for instructions in the email you’ll receive one hour after it ends. The certificate of attendance link will also be available here, on the webinar replay page, several hours after the live webinar. ADDitude does not offer CEU credits.
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