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Q: “How Can I Stop My Partner from Lying?”

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Q: “My spouse lies to me. He’s a loving partner, but when he forgets to do something that I’ve asked him to do, he lies about it.

Then I find out later and an argument ensues. How can we stop this cycle?”This is not an uncommon problem with ADHD-impacted couples — the partner with ADHD does something they’re embarrassed about, or that they wish they hadn’t done, and decides not to talk about it or to cover it up.

And then it comes out.[eBook: The ADHD Relationship Guide]To move away from lying, I encourage couples to use what I call a do-over.

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