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... 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. ... (8 replies)
... 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. ... (8 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. ... (8 replies)

... Just because you had to leave the Halloween store because you felt anxious doesn't mean you lost or you're weak. All of us on the board have OCD moments and sometimes you win and sometimes you don't but you want to be a winner don't you? ... (8 replies)
... absolutely frustrating it can be to legitimately want something and know you want something but not be able to keep it because you associate and attach intrusive thoughts to the object. Unlike you, I had no problem when other people would buy expensive or "wanted" items for me because I wasn't actually spending my own money. ... (8 replies)
... Making purchases of items not "needed" also makes us happy, and as we all know, OCD tries every chance it can to sabotage us from being happy. ... (8 replies)
... It sounds bizarre, I know.. what OCD obsession isn't? ... (8 replies)
... I would NOT recommend doing drugs or drinking to "attempt" to erase your memories. I believe OCD is related to control issues, and as we all know doing drugs and drinking doesn't help anyone to "control" anything really. So I stay clear of all drugs. ... (4 replies)
... afety feature. How this happens on a phislogical level, I'm not exactly sure, but I know it's a stress response. It's actually quite normal for people who have OCD or are under high amounts of stress. ... (3 replies)
... s the basis of my OCD, but I welcome thoughts and opinions on any type of OCD. ... (0 replies)
... For instance I know who I am in todays world and I'm proud of who I've become, but my OCD will tell me "no you're not a good person. Look at "example X" and see what you did? ... (2 replies)
... These thoughts have consumed me for years and now they cause me to have regular panic attacks and derealization. ... (5 replies)
... So this is a "which came first: the chicken or the egg?" type of philosophy, it seems like. Like, which came first: our thoughts or out-of-whack brain chemicals. Well, like I said, some people are born with a genetic predisposition to a poor amount of brain chemicals necessary to handle stress, and there are others that have something traumatic happen to them (they start... (5 replies)
... does not mean that it's "mild" or that I don't actually have OCD. Just because I believe that chemicals are not the real cause of OCD does not mean that I don't know what it's like to suffer from OCD or the anxiety that OCD brings. My entire point was there is more to OCD than "chemicals. ... (5 replies)
... It's important to realize that OCD is not necessarily about your relationship, or your boyfriend. I've learned through years of CBT that OCD develops to hide the real reason behind our anxiety. ... (1 replies)
... I'm dating someone, have been for almost 2 years and he is the absolute best thing that has ever happened to me, he knows all about my OCD and is always open to letting me share whatever I need to with him. ... (1 replies)
... Hi everyone recently ive been dealing with really bad OCD. A lot of intrusive thoughts have entered my mind on something that happened recently. ... (7 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)
... I have been struggling with intrusive thoughts for many years...they go away and come back full force. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Everyone, I have recently been diagnosed with PTSD and OCD related to sexual trauma. I am struggling with intrusive thoughts that are seeming to take over my life. ... (1 replies)

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