... ioned earlier that you have been with your partner for a very long time now, that is quite an achievement considering the fact that you once went through similar thoughts as me. You really do give me hope. Best of luck for the future! ... (7 replies)
... I've suffered from OCD all my life but this is the worst kind. I've recently been having severe anxiety over thoughts about my boyfriend's past which I absolutely can't control. ... (7 replies)
... This could be residual postpartum depression. I know it sounds like a stretch, but these types of thoughts and behaviors specifically centered around your child sound like a deviation of postpartum depression. ... (2 replies)
... Please consider seeing a doctor about this. This definitely sounds like OCD. I got help from my psychiatrist. He prescribed me Lexapro, and now my thoughts come and go. They don't bother me anymore. ... (2 replies)
... This is how OCD works. It's trying to convince you that these thoughts are wanted. But let me tell you, if you truly wanted these thoughts, then you wouldn't be worrying about them right now. ... (1 replies)
... t certain things, my mom would die. My mom wasn't even unhealthy. It was just a random, horrible thought that became an obsession. To this day, I still have some thoughts like this, but they're so easy to ignore now that I'm on Lexapro. ... (5 replies)
... It does sound like symptoms of OCD, but even if it is, it can be dealt with effectively with the right approach. The 'reason' you have the thoughts is strangely not important, it is the way they are sticking and causing distress. That process can be unlearned. ... (5 replies)
... My OCD obsessions go up and down. But lately it's latched onto one that's really really really scared me. ... (1 replies)
... d he hit a nerve that had me jump with excrutiating electrical type pain through my genital area. He said in response...."Oh give me a break!" I can't write my thoughts here, lol. ... (50 replies)
... You are definitely not freaking out over nothing. I have OCD and its interfered with my life to the point where I've lost jobs and even friendships for being constantly late for work and events. ... (5 replies)
... 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. ... (50 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. ... (5 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... (50 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. ... (50 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... (50 replies)
... This sounds like OCD, but it's hard to be sure without knowing what other thoughts you have. Can you elaborate a bit? ... (1 replies)