... new here and this happens to be my first post. So I've decides to have fun with it by telling everyone about some of the funny things that happened to me. I know OCD sucks sometimes but it's actually theraputic to laugh about it. ... (0 replies)
... My OCD makes me look up the same symptoms on the internet, over and over. Every ach and pain I have, I look it up. ... (17 replies)
... I have Obsessive Compulsive to the extreme sometimes! I always have to go back and check things. I have driven around the block several times to see if my garage door is closed. When I go shopping, I always have to find the right one of something. I can look down an aisle of the same cans and for some reason one of the exact same cans is the magical right one. I always feel... (17 replies)
... I often think that OCD is the jester of mental illnesses...like I'm afraid of plants. Who the heck is afraid of plants? ... (17 replies)
... I think humor is an excellent way of looking at ocd sometimes. No, it's not funny per se, but the ridiculousness of some of it has it's moments. ... (17 replies)
... I'm a newbie -- I am not even sure I have OCD...just something the doc said about my anxiousness and thoughts...
So I'm a can collector....of sorts.
One time a coworker put a pic of a bag lady w/ a shopping cart full of cans on my desk b/c of all the soda cans on my desk that are almost completely full.....
Yes that's right....I am convinced that my coworkers are... (17 replies)
... Hey, don't apologize! I think laughing about OCD is a good treatment because it helps us realize how stupid and senseless our thoughts and behaviors are when we look back on them in retrospect. ... (17 replies)
... OCD is kind of awful for a lot of people, and I don't mean to make light of it. But honestly, sometimes it amuses me, the silly things we do. It can't hurt to laugh a little, can it?
My husband and I are both OCD. (I'm worse than him, but only slightly.) The other day, a roach wing blew out of the ceiling vent and landed on the bathroom counter. (OMG OMG OMGGGGGG) ... (17 replies)
... My therapist says yes, it is extreme OCD, but I just don't feel "right" ... Please read and let me know what you think I should do if this is in fact OCD or not! ... (1 replies)
First time posting on this site...but anyways for the better part of the last eight years, my OCD/Anxiety has been ruining my life. I first started off with zoloft eight years ago and for the next six years i took it without any problems...in fact, it was going well to the point that i eventually stop taking the medicine. However thats when the problems started... (2 replies)
... I am a 28 year old and I am here because my OCD is getting worse and worse and I am desperate. ... (0 replies)
... I usally talk about the same things from the past. I can tell the same stories etc for family, my sister and friends. ... (1 replies)
... I absolutely understand what you mean. I want a normal life so badly, and I know how hard OCD can make this to be. But you're right that it takes time and patience. Eventually we'll all find a peaceful state of mind in life. ... (13 replies)
... This is my first time posting. I've read other threads and it's brought some comfort, but I haven't read anything yet that relates to some of my phobias.
First of all, I've never been diagnosed with OCD- but I've read enough on it and experienced enough that I know I have it. I finally went against whatever was holding me back from therapy, and reached out to a... (0 replies)
... Anyone tried hypno or good stories about your experience with antidepressents? ... (0 replies)
... Right now I am worried about things to do with men, like I think women are out to get men because I've read stories of women hurting men, and abusing men and bad things happening to men. ... (1 replies)
... I'm really sorry for your misery right now. I suffer from OCD too and it's really hard to tune down the thoughts. ... (3 replies)
... m she had left 2 years ago. Every day I would come in, this lady was always in a bad mood, very negative, making negative comments about her marriage, life, etc. Stories of her past with how he treated her, etc. It was an ongoing battle day in and day out for me to focus on my work and not focus on her issues. ... (1 replies)
... ry same thing. My life until January 22nd was peaceful, full of love and support and good friends and success. I had no reason to fall into a depression. But the OCD or perhaps pure O, started quite suddenly with violently imagery one night at my best friend's birthday party. ... (4 replies)
... Thank you so much Beachmama. I think what helps is just knowing the name for this and reading other stories searching the term OCD Intrusive Thoughts. ... (5 replies)