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... Hello, I'm 17, and I'm really scared that I'll never be able to recover from my awful out of control fears. I just joined this site after searching for "cures" to my weird ocd issues. ... (6 replies)
... the fear of germs. I've had this issue for a long time and it comes and goes. ... (2 replies)
... My aunt had this terrible fear of germs. She would open doors with kleenex, which had to be thrown away after that. ... (2 replies)

... Well I guess my other topic was a little too long to read. It basically explained my OCD style and my past. In this topic. I will state my most annoying OCD. Fear of germs. Every time I touch something. I wash my hand. It seriously leads to a chain reaction sometimes and it's really annoying. ... (1 replies)
Fear of germs...
Jun 13, 2004
... I have OCD, and my main symptom is fear of germs. I get bad anxiety over this. I have two kids and my germ phobia started after having my first child. ... (1 replies)
... I'm 21 and have had OCD for most of my life, but I only realized what it was when I was about 13 or 14. ... (6 replies)
... My son's OCD sounds exactly like yours. ... (6 replies)
... Good news, my2, I talked to my family about my OCD and how I hate it mostly because I feel like it bothers them. They didn't give me much input or advice on how to FIX the issue, of course. ... (6 replies)
... and I've tried so many times to be normal again but then something bad happens in my life and the urge to wash my hands gets way worse. I really want some kind of therapy, but that makes me feel like I belong in a ward for the mentally ill. ... (6 replies)
... Oh hunny you are so not alone! I cant believe nobody has responeded to this. You poor thing. It is strange that your family is making fun of you! Can you talk to your parents about what you have been going through? ... (6 replies)
... mailing one of my aunts a few years ago because I thought I had to for some reason. I found out that another aunt of mine was very sick and I sent her a letter, she had disowned me when I left. So I wrote to her and told her I really loved her, even if I did not show it. ... (2 replies)
... I'm unsure about how to broach the possibility of me having OCD with my doctor, or if I should talk to my parents about it first even. ... (1 replies)
... Here we go again...my OCD is in overdrive at the moment and I just need to vent and get some support. It has been awhile since I have been on this board, so most probably do not know me. ... (6 replies)
... I am 18 and I am convinced that I was born with OCD and anxiety. ... (0 replies)
... Hello there. I am OCD and most of my issues stem around fear of germs, getting sick, people dying, etc. I do not count or order things. ... (3 replies)
... A life where there is never a certainty, but forever a continuation of torturous doubt. ... (7 replies)
... i'm not an expert on BPD, but it certainly doesn't sound like OCD to me. HOWEVER, intrusive thoughts are NOT a symptom of everyone who suffers from the disorder. anyone can experience intrusive thoughts to some extent, but only OCD sufferers are consumed by them. ... (4 replies)
Fear of everything
May 26, 2009
... I was wondering if there is anyone that is afraid of practically everything. I am starting to feel so discouraged. My biggest fears are cancer, and doctors. Even getting my period is an ordeal. ... (2 replies)
... This is not meant to pour cold water on anyone but I think all you can do is to wait and see what happens. I mean if someone's brain is programmed to have OCD I don't think you can cure it by trying to get rid of it at a young age. ... (6 replies)
Is this OCD?
May 16, 2008
... Hm, I am not sure. In OCD, sufferers do a compulsion because they feel they HAVE TO, otherwise they experience immense anxiety. Typical examples are: Having to wash excessively because of feeling contaminated or because of an irrational fear of germs, having to keep checking something because otherwsie they feel they may be responsible for some disaster, having to have things... (9 replies)


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