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... I'm coming to terms with OCD and I don't know where it starts and I end. The thoughts that you mention are a constant with me also, along with a few others. ... (1 replies)
... As a long time ocd sufferer myself I thought I'd add my two cents. I'm not a physician so take what I say with that in mind. With OCD I've come to realize "every happy mind is alike, but each OCD mind is unhappy in its own way". ... (6 replies)
... There is no "easy" way to get over OCD. As you stated, sometimes OCD will manifest itself into another obsession. ... (15 replies)

... I don't feel like facing my alien fear will do that. I feel like all that would do would get me over my fear of aliens but the OCD will just manifest into something else. ... (15 replies)
... of risks, heartache, turmoil, depression, failure and rejection. The more sensitive a person is, like you, the more these toxic emotions can affect us, so your OCD goes about trying to protect you from life in the wrong way., In reality the OCD does more harm than good. ... (15 replies)
... Did you know that in high school when my parents were trying to force me to see a therapist that I was OCD about the therapist.. I was afraid that the therapist was going to control my thoughts and try to change me without me knowing. ... (15 replies)
... me of the most common medications include zoloft, paxil, and luvox. These are all SSRI medications since as you stated, some people subscribe to the theory that OCD is purely chemical in nature. Me, I think it's a combination of both but you knew that already. ... (15 replies)
... It's interesting how OCD does that, huh? ... (15 replies)
... existent and I was doing very well. OCD moments would come up and immediately fade away which just goes to prove to me that I experienced a bad spike in my OCD this year because things in my life were so bad and because I was experiencing so much emotional pain and turmoil. ... (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)
... 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)
... 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? ... (15 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. ... (15 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. ... (15 replies)
... It sounds bizarre, I know.. what OCD obsession isn't? ... (15 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)
... 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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