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... I read your post and wanted to respond. I know how scary it can be to think you did or said something that never actually happened. OCD tends to play a lot of tricks on us because we're intelligent and well rounded people and we care about how we feel. ... (7 replies)
... You've proven to yourself that you can and have overcome some other types of obsessional thinking, so dealing with existential OCD is no different than other types of OCD. ... (5 replies)
... There is no "easy" way to get over OCD. As you stated, sometimes OCD will manifest itself into another obsession. ... (15 replies)

... rom our previous discussion in the other thread I knew that environmental meant like, the events in our lives causing us to become so stressed that we don't know how to handle them to the point where they become suppressed and our minds try to deal with them by obsessively acting out compulsions. Is that pretty much the gist? ... (15 replies)
... When I say "environmental factors" I'm not referring to air, water, or the food we eat. I'm talking about the old nature vs. nurture debate and how we perceive, interpret, and deal with the environment in which we live. ... (15 replies)
... That's true. I've found some comfort in the fact that I can recognize my OCD now and that the logical part of my mind can see the OCD triggers for what they are and realize they're silly or undesirable even if they cause me stress and I don't know how to shake them. ... (15 replies)
... People can feel out of control about a variety of things, but in order to figure out what causes you to feel out of control, you need to sit and talk with a CBT so you can uncover the real reasons behind your OCD and intrusive thoughts. ... (15 replies)
... It's interesting because I'm not sure what I feel out of control with in my life. Many years ago when I realized I had OCD I read that it was all about attempting to feel in control, but I'm just not sure what I feel out of control with. ... (15 replies)
... Well, there's science behind it to indicate that it's caused by a chemical imbalance in those with more severe OCD. And no, mental disorders can't be cured. Once you have them they more often than not become something chronic that you just learn to deal with. Some people are more predisposed to mental disorders than others. ... (5 replies)
... It's been awhile since I have posted in the OCD boards, but a major "flare up" in my OCD has brought me back to the board. ... (0 replies)
... Gosh I really feel for you. I know exactly how you are feeling. Please don't let the OCD make you not like yourself or feel guilty. If you could stop these thoughts, you would! You are you, you are NOT the OCD or the thoughts! ... (2 replies)
How do you cope
Jul 29, 2008
... I too say "off" to myself in my head, but still get stuck and it won't register so I do it over and over, and over... and well, you know the drill, that's what OCD is about I guess. ... (8 replies)
... Actually hopeless is a mild term for what my wife and I both felt when it first began. If it wasn't for our Faith in God and some help from Church I really do not know what would have happened. ... (98 replies)
... Hey you guys thanks so much for the response as for you pumper how do you deal with the confessing and do you ever just feel hopless? ... (98 replies)
... I can totally relate. All of my current obsessions have something to do with my boyfriend and when I am around him I feel guilty. We are in the same boat. We have done nothing wrong and we are not in control of these thoughts. ... (2 replies)
OCD and Childhood
May 29, 2014
... new to this board and am trying to make sense of my situation so I can learn to manage my symptoms better. Lately my symptoms have been pretty bad. I have had OCD since I was about 10 years old. ... (0 replies)
... Right now I'm concerned I have a privacy issue. I've been diagnosed with OCD. I noticed that from certain angles through my venetian blinds I can see my neighbor's houses and so on. ... (0 replies)
... I have OCD mainly with checking things. Like many of you I check the stove and candles and things to make sure there is no fire. ... (1 replies)
Ocd and scabs.
Nov 30, 2009
... I am 22 years old. I have had a problem since I was about 16 that reguards picking my feet. I have always felt that it was stress related. I tear dead skin along with healthy skin when ever I feel nervous or bored. It's increadibly emberrassing and I choose not to go to a doctor or tell my therapist. ... (1 replies)
... If my handle doesn't say it all I don't know how to put it more clearly. ... (3 replies)

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