... I have the classic fear of being cheated on, which is "normal" in any relationship, but as we all know OCD tends to take things to the extreme. ... (0 replies)
... and I'm seeking some advice from other OCD sufferers. ... (0 replies)
... intrusive thoughts. I don't wanna get into my story. I just have ocd and anxiety and depression. As of now I have relationship ocd. I love my gf, I wanna talk to her, be with her and all. ... (0 replies)
... Well these thoughts have been going on since my 12 weeks dating scan. Before then the thought never crossed my mind. ... (0 replies)
... Hi, the thing is that your fiancé is a major part in your life so it is normal (for a anxious OCD sufferer) to obsess over it. This obsessions about your fiancé in a way are really about you, because you fear of losing him, which is why you are so anxious ( and obsessed). It may look like your obsessions are focusing on the external but really it is about your anxious feelings... (1 replies)
... Hi all,
New to this forum and new to OCD. Just a question - does anyone else ever find their Pure O obsessions focus on their partner, rather than themselves? From what I have been reading online, most obsessions are inwardly focused. I obsess over myself about as equally as I obsess over my fiancé... i.e. "what if he has been cheating on me/will cheat on me?" "what if he... (1 replies)
My first time posting, but it seems like an apt place to post since here, for the first time, I found a post by someone who seems to have experienced exactly what I am myself experienced, what I have experienced since I started to have relationships.
That is, in a nutshell, panic attacks, agitation, obsessive doubt about the other person, including, extreme... (0 replies)
... I have not always been a sufferer of Anxiety up until the last couple of weeks where I am constantly worried and paranoid about my health since I had a fungal infection in my mouth, since then I have been so worried about my health. I am now completely obsessed with messing with my Lymph Nodes.
I have mostly always had one Lymph Node bigger than the other in one side of my... (1 replies)
... After I started taking the Mirtazapine I had obtrusive thoughts occasionally, really morbid thoughts but I was able to not panic about them back then and I thought they were just anxiety related. ... (0 replies)
... I have so many intrusive thoughts that bug me all day it makes me not know what I think! ... (0 replies)
... wash hands. I dont have that hence I dont have OCD was what I used to think. ... (0 replies)
... obsessive thoughts that get me friggin nowhere but more stressed. ... (0 replies)
... ks ago, in which he called me out on how I can be such an angry jerk sometimes. Initially, I told him off, as I justified how I acted with the fresh trauma of my OCD episodes. But then I realized, he's right, I am an angry jerk at times. ... (2 replies)
... You just answered yourself as to how you can identify an intrusive thought. The doubt is telling you that you have some kind of fear and maybe a irrational fear (and in no way you are delusional). Try to label those anxious thoughts as OCD thoughts and not your own, that helps a lot, this way you can identify when and what is an anxious though (intrusive/obsessive thought) and... (6 replies)
... I have had ocd since my teen and I'm 30 now. I have managed to keep it fairly under control and live my life as best I can. ... (0 replies)
... It's like I keep getting delusional thoughts that scare me because I DON'T WANT TO BE PHYCOTIC AT ALL! ... (0 replies)
... p centers. There is much to read, as well. Try to distract yourself with work, family, hobbies, pets. Make the effort to keep your mind occupied with positive thoughts and LIVE in the moment. This day too shall soon be the PAST. ... (2 replies)
... Have you tried looking for treatment, if not I recommend seeing a therapist, it really can make a difference.
I also suffer from that kind of nostalgic distress from time to time. Mostly this kind of things depress me and don't generate that many obsessions, but I do feel anxious. The thing is that I let it pass and accept them and then I do something to distract myself from... (2 replies)
... I suffer with recurring or intrusive thoughts and seeking reassurance. I worry about the past and get obsessed with it. I worry about past mistakes and experience severe distress. ... (2 replies)
... ken place. I can't tell you that you're making that up because you might think I'm an actor, as you mentioned. It's tough. I just hope time helps, and that these thoughts vanish from your mind. ... (1 replies)