... Thank you and i know you are right, its literally like ocd crawled into my dreams and put that intrusive thought into my head just to put me through this misery! ... (7 replies)
... know how I feel and dreams are just our subconscious way of torturing us even more.. but it is Not Real. Only rely on your true, conscious feelings to guide your thoughts and decisions. ... (7 replies)
... ate with real life or feelings. Second, In my opinion, I honestly believe talking to a professional would be very beneficial for you. This, along with your other OCD post, are very good indicators that Nothing is Wrong with you, you may just need some emotional guidance. Nothing to be ashamed of whatsoever. ... (7 replies)
... This ocd i just know has come up so i have to 'confess' this to my bf...you see ive always struggled with intrusive thoughts about my bf...i just dont know what to do!! Im so upset, and then to top it off last night i dreamt i said his brothers name instead of my bfs in a conversation! ... (7 replies)
... What's "funny" is that I went to therapy yesterday and she mentioned OCD to me because of the thoughts I have and not being able to stop them. ... (43 replies)
... t do this". Which I know is ridiculous and makes no sense, but it stresses me out and so I feel the need to keep up this even number stuff in order to make these thoughts go away. ... (1 replies)
... Some of the stuff I stay awake about is petty. Like thinking of scenarios that would never really happen. Then I can't shut it off and it drives me nuts!!!
I'm sorry about you psychologist! How sad. Was he older?
I talked to my therapist about something else I had not wanted to talk about before. Maybe I'll tell her about my fingers soon. Sometimes they look ok and... (43 replies)
... Its great you're doing lots of thinking.....night time is definitely when the mind tends to go in many directions. I tend to get stuck on thoughts then as well.....hope you can get back to sleep though. ... (43 replies)
... Hi....i only have time for a short reply.
It's sad how your friend died. I can well understand how devastating it was to see her go through the drinking and ultimate effects. Totally sucks how we subjectively suffer in a self-destructive way no matter how infinitesimal the reason may seem....the impact is enormous and all consuming on some level until we understand and... (43 replies)
... Exercise isn't my thing, and a gym would be the last place that would give me any comfort, ugh.....My motivation and yours are opposite. Lol. Although, with my recent hip issues, mild exercise will be helpful....so I suspect I'll feel better by doing it if it helps strengthen my legs, back and tummy, and eases some of the pain. The worry of my future obvious replacements... (7 replies)
... We won't know people's thoughts or reasons for doing things, and that guy seems to maybe not fit into a category which you don't have a file for. ... (7 replies)
... the compulsion is to believe its a bad thing. Its like a bad song or jingle that wont stop when the mind is idle.... the frustration of it causes emotions and thoughts that fuel the cycle. ... (7 replies)
... In any rate, aside from this sounding silly, I'm starting to think that I have OCD, because this have never happened to me before. I have some isolated random thoughts that come back to me once in awhile, but this has been haunting me for 5 days. ... (7 replies)
... Psychiatrists can prescribe medications, but it doesn't sound as though better meds are needed over how to find your "self", how you think, why, options of other thoughts that can help break the obsessiveness cycle, addressing the hurt and rejection, and ultimately behavour choices, etc unless that's included as well. ... (1 replies)
... As of this January, I have been having the same issues trying to get over someone else because he is always stuck in my head. I know these thoughts are normal for a breakup but we are coming up on a year and I still cannot get this guy out of my head. ... (1 replies)
... ay and don't have them handy anywhere. If you get the urge to pick, then yiur head will have to kick into getting it....at that time, yiu might write down some thoughts as to how you feel and what you are thinking....have a pen and paper in the place of the knife. ... (43 replies)
... e I don't want to be there when I'm hurting. I was so panicked about being able to keep up and about having to take off running to the bathroom that I let those thoughts run through my head the whole shift and made myself sick. ... (43 replies)
... Thank you for the kind words. I know you say you draw a blank, however, I think that once you start recognising any thoughts and your feelings about them, you might open a few aspects of the process. ... (43 replies)
... You actually do care about yourself.....it's obvious to me.....could you be caring more about other's thoughts in relation to your own? ... (43 replies)
... itual of having it at the ready or do yiu go and get it when the urge hits...etc. lThe process is one step at a time. Even if it's chaotic random feelings and thoughts and behaviours or whatever....eventually, lines are connected and a pattern emerges. ... (43 replies)