... I already know I have reassurance OCD which has done a number on me as well as my boyfriend but I also notice some other things I obsess about and not sure if it's OCD or something else. ... (1 replies)
... and get the same kind of anxiety. I'm wondering if this is all part of OCD as well. I get obsessed with spending time, any kind of time, just to feel that relief. ... (2 replies)
... If you think there is a answer then that will stop ocd then no there is no such answer . the more you ask questions the worse will it get . quetions like what if , why ,dont stop. ... (2 replies)
... that I manipulate to get the answers I need to feel better only for me to need the same reassurance hours or days later. I can't go on like this and certainly I can't put my boyfriend through this any more. But I don't know where to begin. ... (2 replies)
... ssions but don't have any compulsions. In reality the compulsions are usually there, they just aren't obvious or external. I am very familiar with this type of OCD because its what I suffer from. ... (14 replies)
... t, a little about me. Depression and anxiety run rampant on my mom's side of the family. Almost every family member has it. My mom has some form of contamination OCD but will not admit to it, and has never sought help for it. I have inherited depression, anxiety, and Pure O. ... (0 replies)
... It's not surprising that with less stress your anxiety is less, OCD often worsens in stressful situations as you've experienced first hand. ... (2 replies)
... I am sorry you are struggling Mary, whether its OCD or not it definitely is difficult for you right now. ... (6 replies)
... r obsession. But, the obsessions evolved, it became ANYTHING that I found remotely disturbing or scary and then I would latch on to that. I would read books on OCD and then start obsessing on the things the people in the books were obsessing on. ... (6 replies)
... So now I tell myself I have to download another movie at a different type to balance things out. I know this doesn't make any sense but can someone give me some reassurance that this is ridiculous even though I already know it is. And can someone tell me if they can relate to a thought as ridiculous as this. ... (3 replies)
... t get my head under the sheets in 5 seconds then a demon will see me and possess me." I believe in God and always remind myself that He will protect me, but that reassurance doesn't always soothe me. ... (2 replies)
... I know this post is old, so I hope you get this note. I have never joined an OCD forum before and I joined this one because you sounded like you felt so alone with your OCD symptoms. I UNDERSTAND. ... (2 replies)
... taken from Wikipedia.
This describes my mindstate 100% perfectly at times. But I don't know if this particular thing can make me have OCD.
Things I do is.
I some times never throw stuff out because I might need it one day.
When I'm talking with people I think about punching them in the face and stuff or hurting them in some sort of way. (0 replies)
... Please read my reply to mommymee. I hope it helps all people with OCD. OCD can get worse with age and sometimes it diminishes with age like mine did. ... (2 replies)
... I want to start out by saying that I come to these forums whenever I am having a bad bout with my OCD. My OCD seems to come in waves. While I constantly deal with my disorder I find that its more manageable at different times of my life. ... (2 replies)
... I'm a 20 year old female and I've on and off wondered if I have OCD or if I'm prone to OCD for the past couple of years. ... (1 replies)
... Hi KK82, just saw this post and thought I'd say hello. OCD, anxiety, and depression are so tough.
You are doing excellent by seeing a doctor, talking out your thoughts, and getting to know your situation. I think that is so important, helping yourself.
I had suicidal thoughts for almost all of my life, for some reason, they haven't been around (those thoughts) for me... (4 replies)
... I'm really sorry for your misery right now. I suffer from OCD too and it's really hard to tune down the thoughts. ... (3 replies)
... I don't know if I feel comfortable enough to do such an exercise just yet. Perhaps I want more reassurance, f.e. by getting more reassurance from people and by reading books. ... (36 replies)
... Okay, I'm going to give you some more reassurance by telling you that alas, your thoughts do not control what happens to your grandmother in the afterlife. They simply do not. I've had thoughts like that too. ... (36 replies)