... OK, a couple of thoughts then:
- I drink a lot of green tea (6 cups/day, about equivalent to 3 cups of coffee/day, I make up a thermos' worth of strong green tea equivalent to that and drink from it up until mid-afternoon). However, I am unable to do so when my anxiety's poorly controlled, so of course I cut way back or stop drinking it. My point is: that caffeine... (9 replies)
... The dark and negative obessive thought are exactly what I am talking about and was looking for advice on. ... (9 replies)
... To me it's sounding like you're coping with an underlying anxiety disorder (I've had bouts of GAD myself and been medicated for it, counselling's not been so helpful for me, I wish it were). So, I suggest that if you can get a better handle on your anxiety issues generally, the relationship concerns ought to greatly lessen (and you're right, it could eventually prove... (9 replies)
... Hi, this is different from what we had discussed before and I think the checking fb and worrying about the past excessively are symptoms of the GAD/OCD.
Other things we discussion awhile ago were different. The financial situation has been resolved. The issues with supporting his son was resolved late last year/early this year.
Thanks for jumping in and remembering... (9 replies)
... In the beginning of the relationship things were fine and I never worried. We shared a lot about our pasts and what we wanted in the future. ... (9 replies)
... I have a quick question, I know about OCD, but what is ROCD? ... (1 replies)
... What is ROCD? ... (2 replies)
... Its so tough to know what the "right" decision is. I have been married to my husband for 11 years this month and I have wanted to leave him every month for our entire marriage. ... (6 replies)
... I am really not sure what is wrong with me, but I know it's not right. I came across ROCD, and the more I learn about it the more I wonder if its why I am, the way I am. ... (4 replies)
... It's an acronym for Relationship OCD...In other words, obsessing about whether or not you really love the person you're with, whether you should be with them, feeling like a blank slate when it comes to them, wondering if someone else would be better for you, wondering if you should've left your ex...
On and on and on...
Hope that helps. :)
Char (9 replies)
... what is rocd? ... (9 replies)
... younger and when i met him for 2.5 years ago i was such soo happy that this happend to me. That a guy like he chooses me to be with. I couldnt believe that this is true, and i was immediately in love with him after our first date. But somehow since im together with him im struggling and suffering again and again.. ... (1 replies)
... slowly recovering i would get bad setbacks when stress in life would happen and i would spiral into this depersonalization state and pure o thoughts about 'what is life? ... (0 replies)
... What exactly are your thoughts surrounding your wife. Since you have been together so long, did you have these thoughts earlier in the relationship or is this something new? ... (11 replies)
... This is so much like my situation! ... (3 replies)
... s having was called ROCD, I figured it was just doubts that I am with the wrong person, but since I have been reading all of these boards I have realized that it is what I have! ... (4 replies)
... Yes, i definitely panic, and at its worst I have crying fits where I am shaking all over.
I really hope the medication will help you too. I know how difficult the PTSD can be. My ex-boyfriend suffered with PTSD and bi-polar disorder. I think that my roots of OCD began when I dated him, but I never realized it as being a problem because his issues were so large.
I am so... (4 replies)
... Well, this sounds exactly like what I'm going through at the moment and I know that I have OCD or ROCD. ... (4 replies)
... I don't lie anymore, because I'm a bad liar. But sometime he wants me to admit i was lying even I never said such thing. I don't know what to do anymore, i know it's my fault I broke his trust on me. I always pray to God to help me. ... (6 replies)
... position as the original poster, I've been back with my bf for a few months and it's been really difficult for me, part of it is that he doesnt fully understand what is going on, i'm not taking a new approach and trying medication, I was just wondering what your bf did to help you understand? ... (9 replies)