I Am Obsessive Compulsive

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    I Suffer From Trichotillomania

    Ok, so I recently found out my disorder has a name. Trichotillomanias are people who cannot stop pulling out their body hair. I guess I've gotten so use to it I didn't realize it was a problem- until everyone around me started complaining about it. So basically, I pull my...
    reka105 reka105
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Nov 2, 2007

    My Kids Hate It When I Do It to Them & Theirs

      This is my only OCD and duh, it's harmless, I only do it to my kids & my grand kids, never a stranger, and I wouldn't tell my therapist about it....LOL.  It's not OCD but everything else is true. This absolute 100%, do it before I know it, compulsion to pull on...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jan 12, 2009

    I Have a Theory

    I think the anxiety that fuels my OCD might be caused by an nergy inballance. maybe i need to find a dcotor that speciaizes in eastern healing methods or something. the only thing that has ever really calmed me and even allowed me to feel good has been an aura or spirit clensing...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 26, 2007


    I'm obsessive compulsive when it comes to touch. I need to touch certain things. Always. The creases in the napkins when I fold them at work. Creases in books. The inside of cups. The prongs of forks. I absolutely have to; if I can't, I start quivering. My brain goes into...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jul 15, 2008

    What My Mom Knew Before Anyone Else.

    When I was 10 years old I got the greatest gift anyone had ever given my for my birthday. My mom gave me a complete Dat Timer set. There were 12 months in a plastic box, goal cards, reminder stickers, a special pen, a binder, everything that I could ever want or need to be...
    netzarim netzarim
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 27, 2009

    I Don't Know If I Have Ocd...

    ...but it sure feels like it. I drive myself crazy sometimes. The worst thing I do is obsess over the doors at my house. Several times a night I go downstairs to check and see if the doors are locked when I know damn well they are. But I go anyway. And not...
    n2maynard n2maynard
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2008

    You Might Not Notice Me Being Compulsive

    I do small movements that doesn't look strange but I know, am not doing them because I don't feel comfortable sitting on a chair for example. I just need to move my feet or fingers in a certain way. I am doing this all the time. It started in childhood when I had to touch the...
    amlost amlost
    26-30, F
    Oct 8, 2009

    She Makes Me Hate Everyday.

    I found out this year around my 18th birthday that I am Ocd, and I have had symptoms since middle school when it comes to having people obsessions. Since last year I have had an uncontrollable problem. I have to admit that for a year and a half, I have been stalking another girl...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 24, 2012

    And I Am Dealing With It

     especialy when i get scared or nervous.it really goes haywire.i guess it comes with the territory.i have never reallyu felt safe.so i do these stupid little things.i have been in thearpy to treat the o.c.d.and for the most part it works.so i guess to anyone else,get some...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    Oct 8, 2009

    Controls My Life.

    My agoraphobia and OCD control my life.  I don't like going anywhere unless I know the exact layout of the place, where the exits and restrooms are.  Typically, if I'm going to go somewhere, I look up the website...  I've become obsessed, in...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 8, 2009


    I kind of have a love/hate relationship with my OCD. It gets me annoyed sometimes, and I know it def. annoys alot of people. I have ALOT of random things that I have to do. Covering my mouth when I eat, using forks to eat sandwiches with, counting things...
    BlazzinBebe88 BlazzinBebe88
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 24, 2008

    My Bit Of Ocd... (part 1)

    I don't have any kind of serious problems with OCD. Though I deffinatly have certain things I have to do in a certain order. And things that I just seem to do, for no peticular reason in my opinion. Here's a couple things I do, that I can't seem to stop. Internet: I have...
    ImEndangeredGimmeYourCola ImEndangeredGimmeYourCola
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 9, 2009


    The subject for this story, will be my weird obsession with the dishes. I don't have a big problem with doing them, or how long they take. I have a dish washer, it's not like I have to scrub them clean. The only thing that really bothers me is that my aunt and uncle leave them...
    ImEndangeredGimmeYourCola ImEndangeredGimmeYourCola
    22-25, F
    Oct 31, 2009

    when i was younger, my mother noticed little

    tics i had, small things i did that were weird for my age. she, of course, is a physician and not a mental health professional, so she waited until i was fifteen to take me to a psychiatrist, who diagnosed me with obsessive compulsive disorder. two years later, here i am. i have...
    neuropunk neuropunk
    18-21, F
    Nov 17, 2015

    Maybe... I Have A Solution

    Yes I am OCD since I was 14, I always have schedules for watching tv, sleeping, exercising, stay on pc, work, study, etc, but when I was 15, I started to have also a mega anxiety disorder, and I went to the doctor and he gave me pills, now I dont drink pills anymore (im 17) and...
    mccintosh mccintosh
    18-21, M
    Mar 16, 2012

    Its Ruining My Life

    the cleanliness of ym house is the bigest problem.  i live with my mom and 2 sisters and they are all slobs so when i come home from work and the house is the same as when i left if not worse i freak out.  my mother will sit on the computer all day and make excuses...
    myfeetwalkforward myfeetwalkforward
    18-21, F
    May 15, 2010

    Research On Ocd And Relationships

    Researchers at Case Western Reserve University are conducting two online studies about the relationships of individuals with OCD or hoarding. Each study involves completing questionnaires online about relationships, emotions, OCD, and hoarding. You must be at least 18 to...
    amyp100 amyp100
    31-35, F
    Aug 19, 2012
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