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... Hi. First we need to understand that anxiety (fear) is the root of OCD. There are things that cause us extreme anxiety, in your case, contamination. Your fear of contamination has gotten to a point of obsession. Your obsession makes you feel extremely uncomfortable therefore to release all that anxiety and stress you perform a ritual or compulsion, in your case washing hands.... (3 replies)
... 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)
Reassurance OCD?
Jul 20, 2011
... 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)

Reassurance OCD?
Jul 20, 2011
... 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)
Reassurance OCD?
Jul 20, 2011
... 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)
Ocd is sneaky
Jul 23, 2014
... the doc in the hospital was awesome. he greeted me, looked at my chart, smiled and told it was just my ocd flaring up. ... (0 replies)
... A few things have finally begun to help although I still struggle with OCD thoughts and feelings everyday, just not as severe. ... (4 replies)
My ocd.
Jan 28, 2014
... I am sure the veterans here know me, I have posted quite a few posts here in my time, not a crazy amount but I have definitely used this site for reassurance and support as it is meant too be, but lately I have really realised that my issues arent really my issues, its more my obsessive mind and an outlet for anxiety. ... (0 replies)
... past 7 years and j have only just realised that it is OCD! I feel like I have wasted 7 years of my life a d have been a burden on my husband as I constantly seek reassurance about decisions I make or things I say and do. ... (4 replies)
New to OCD
Dec 31, 2013
... s and experience severe distress. I can't escape from it or see a way forward because I can't go back and change the past. So how does a person with this type of OCD ever get better? ... (2 replies)
... My therapist says yes, it is extreme OCD, but I just don't feel "right" ... Please read and let me know what you think I should do if this is in fact OCD or not! ... (1 replies)
... I'm used to dealing with my other OCD hangups and I am quite certain they are just OCD whether than being reality (or, as certain as I can be ). I cycle between homosexual fears and relationship fears. This has been going on for 5+ years. For about 2 years now, I suspect I've added religious fears into the mix. This is all really cathartic for me, and yes, I know I'm not... (1 replies)
... I can relate with what you have written. As you know it OCD is the "doubting disorder" reassurance is part of what it makes it OCD. So as long as you need to reassure yourself over and over again the cycle of obsession and compulsion will never be broken. ... (4 replies)
... y boyfriend because if I do finally make my own decision I need to confess and tell him what I did...just to hear that "oh, that's okay.." I have been seeing an OCD therapist this past month and he has told me to stop or decrease my reassurance and confessing dramatically....i havn't really been able to do it until now... ... (4 replies)
... Crazy Messages!!!! The thing about OCD that's most frustrating is that we know what it is, but our loved ones have no idea? ... (5 replies)
Relationship OCD.
Feb 26, 2013
... It doesn't make you a bad person, or it could be that you are seeking reassurance like many of us with OCD do as was previously stated. Maybe reach out to a friend or relative to give you some feedback on what you may be feeling. ... (15 replies)
Relationship OCD.
Feb 25, 2013
... t's just recently that my horrible thoughts have centered on relationship issues. You are NOT alone, and I believe you love your boyfriend very much. It is the OCD that is showing its ugly face and trying to make you think differently. ... (15 replies)
Relationship OCD.
Feb 15, 2013
... 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. ... (15 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)
OCD or what?
Jan 28, 2013
... 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)


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