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I Have Obsessive-compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. You're not alone. 81 People

    Five Quick Tips To Tell If You Are Suffering From Ocd

    Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that is characterized by recurrent, unwanted thoughts (obsessions), that produce a sense of dread or alarm. Persons then engage in repetitive behaviors (compulsions) in an attempt to rid themselves of the obsessive...
    MaxineR MaxineR 36-40, F Aug 24, 2012

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    When Silent Is Worse Than Noice

    When I was a kid I had this images fixed on my mind, weird behaviors and I started doing moves with my hands and my face, repeating things and "normal" obsessions. My problem is that my parents did not understand so they kind of banter about. They didn't say nothing and I keep...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M Jul 17, 2012

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    Labels

    I have an OCD behaviour and "Labels" are a big trigger. I hate it when there is something in my larder or in my bar or my fridge and the label isn't facing front. LOL It that strange? I have friends that come look in my larder just to tease me that it's soooo perfect...
    jettboo jettboo 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    Mild Ocd But Still Annoying As All Hell.

    I have many, many little things that are OCD in nature. Nothing is so bad that it effects my life to the point that I can't function, but it's definitely to the point where I notice them. Things have to be in a certain place or I start getting anxiety. The order or cleanliness of...
    Trinea Trinea 26-30 Jul 13, 2010

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    Think I Have It Too

    i cant and will not get out of bed without drinking a cup of tea. I will not go to the bogs without downing 3 glasses of lukewarm water. My soap, shampoo, scrub, etc in d bathroom...n other family member's too have to be in the designated places..same for every object of everyday...
    nobodyschild nobodyschild 31-35 2 Responses Aug 27, 2009

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    Think I Have It Too

    i cant and will not get out of bed without drinking a cup of tea. I will not go to the bogs without downing 3 glasses of lukewarm water. My soap, shampoo, scrub, etc in d bathroom...n other family member's too have to be in the designated places..same for every object of everyday...
    nobodyschild nobodyschild 31-35 Aug 27, 2009

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    I Get So Frustrated With It.

    I remember the earliest signs beginning when I was 7.  I would get these strange thoughts, like, Don't step on the brown floor tiles or your mom will be in a bad mood when you get home.  Most of my obsessions and compulsions back then revolved around my home life...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 5, 2009

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    Think I Have It Too

    i cant and will not get out of bed without drinking a cup of tea. I will not go to the bogs without downing 3 glasses of lukewarm water. My soap, shampoo, scrub, etc in d bathroom...n other family member's too have to be in the designated places..same for every object of everyday...
    nobodyschild nobodyschild 31-35 3 Responses Aug 27, 2009

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    How To Tell Someone You Have Ocd, Without Embarrassing Yourself

    When I was a child, before I’d ever heard of the term obsessive compulsive disorder, I didn’t know what to make of my thoughts, other than that they were embarrassing and had to be kept secret at all costs. Fortunately today, OCD is well recognized, so most people have heard...
    MaxineR MaxineR 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2012

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    Check This Out.... Free Ocd Seminar!

    OCD SEMINAR SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 2009 Would you like to learn from OCD experts the different options you have to manage your OCD? This seminar will discuss the different forms of OCD and the many ways one can go about treatment. Attend our free seminar for people suffering...
    MeganJones123 MeganJones123 22-25 Aug 26, 2009

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    Ocd? X

    I become so obsessed with things it gets so out of hand, I can't control the way I think and it actually drives me insane! x
    SekritObsession SekritObsession 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 9, 2009

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    Can Anyone Help?

    I have a sevre case of Body Dismorphic Disorder (BDD) that I've been living with for about 8 years of what I can remember.  I pick my face, neck and back to the point of permenent scaring and theres scab upon scab and scar upon scar.  I'm really trying to battle my...
    blackwell25 blackwell25 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2010

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    How To Date Someone Who Has Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    You may have a partner with obsessive compulsive disorder, or you might be considering starting a relationship, but hesitant because the object of your affections has obsessive compulsive disorder. It can certainly be challenging if a person’s symptoms threaten to interfere...
    MaxineR MaxineR 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 22, 2012

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    Living With My Ocd. Mild Form of Ocd.

    I have a mild form of OCD.  I try to keep it under control myself but for the most part I absolutely hate it!  You feel trapped within your own routine as if you are unable to move on until you've completed that part of your routine or making sure things are a certain...
    slavebunny slavebunny 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2008

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    Episodes

    It's debilitating at times.  I hate it.
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 5, 2008

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    Hoarding Vs Clutter Phobia, Which One Is Really Ocd?

    Why is the media so fixated on OCD being about hoarding, when hoarding is the opposite of everything that OCD stands for? People with OCD tend to be organized, neat freaks and clean. Hoarders on the other hand are disorganized, messy and a general health and safety hazard. They...
    MaxineR MaxineR 36-40, F Feb 22, 2012

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    Its Sooo Bad..

    the more I share my stories, the more I realise how much of a creep I am. I have a lot of obsessions. one is being square and centered.. If i am going to organize something.. I litterly take a ruler and measure where things need to go. I feel like I will freak if a picture is a...
    sindayla sindayla 18-21, F May 6, 2009

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    At least, I don't THINK I have OCD... (photo comment)
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    I think I might have borderline personality disorder. I am bulimic and am also diagnosed with general anxiety disorder and major depressive disorder. I am taking medication to help...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Nov 26

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    I think I may have borderline personality disorder. It's a little hard to deal with. I know something is wrong with me and I don't want to live my life thinking that and not doing...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Nov 26

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    i have a mental disorder and i found out when it was too late. i dont know if i am just an idiot ir have a mental disorder.
    msworstlife msworstlife 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    When I was younger I never ate. Not because I was scared to gain, but because when I was hungry I never felt like actually eating. The thought of it even made me nauseous at times...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F Dec 6

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    Nov. 20, 2014 5:30pm I don't know what is wrong with me. I felt so happy when I got home. I felt so much love for mj and I was just on cloud nine. But I guess my flight reached...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    It took me years of searching, but I finally found it. The answer to pretty much everything wrong with me. Why I do what I do. It's beautiful. In an awful, you have a personality...
    jaisikae jaisikae 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 23

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    Nov. 20, 2014 5:30pm I don't know what is wrong with me. I felt so happy when I got home. I felt so much love for mj and I was just on cloud nine. But I guess my flight reached...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F a week ago

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    Idk what types of sleep disorders are there in the world, but sometimes, I really feel/do weird things in my sleep that I think I might have some kind of sleep disorder. Apart...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    And it was terrible. It developed over a period of years, years that I remember only perfectionism, anxiety, and self consciousness. I wanted to change myself. At age 10, I went...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 3

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    I was hospitalized for 9 days because I was having suicidal thoughts and I battle OCD, generalized anxiety disorder, possible PTSD, and major depressive disorder. I am still...
    ashkrause ashkrause 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's undiagnosed but I'm pretty sure I have a disorder. Sometimes I eat just to make me feel better about myself. For instance, I was having a ruff morning the other day. I woke up...
    Soccerman5 Soccerman5 31-35, M Nov 21

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    I was recently given a provisional diagnosis of Schizotypal Personality Disorder. It seems strange because I always felt there was something wrong. I have always had these stray...
    Explorerofknowledge Explorerofknowledge 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 23

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    I am deeply loving ... a bit too loving, perhaps. Diagnosed with HPD 2 years ago, and struggle with it on many days. Married to my best friend ... but this disorder is ever...
    yogasummer yogasummer 36-40, F Nov 24

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    I was diagnosed not too long ago, and the therapist said he didn't feel qualified to see me. Not that it really matters, since I was laid off and lost my insurance. I haven't told...
    Saithe Saithe 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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    Today is thanksgiving and I feel so worthless. None of my friends text me to say happy thanksgiving. I got no phone calls today at all. Like I'm just a loser. My mind is all over...
    aligain aligain 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    I had sex with my ex again and right after, he was texting HER, setting up plans for later. I feel so stupid and used. I just sat there and acted extremely cold like always until I...
    poodahpop poodahpop 18-21, T 1 Response Dec 1

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    So today, after I don't know how many years in my life that I have been struggling with inattentiveness, I finally got the answers to all my questions.. I do have the disorder I...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F Dec 4

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    I'm diagnosed with complex post-traumatic stress disorder
    captaindani captaindani 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Yo. I think I have BPD. All the things people talk about experiencing and the symptoms of borderline are things I experience. Eating disorder, self harm, self-hatred, etc. Any...
    Emilyyyyy Emilyyyyy 18-21 Dec 6

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    I last puked from my bulimia a week ago (I'm trying so hard to curb My eating disorder and not make it worse) And now My food still doesn't want to stay down. I never purged daily...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    I've been eating a lot to gain because my clothes are loose but it's not working! I think I just want to gain weight to tell my eating disorder "You don't control me!"but i still...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    sorry i need to vent yesterday i found out tmy mom does have lung cancer im probably youn g i went had a few glasses of wine then i was like a kid phoned people its cause im not a...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F Nov 21

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    Indeed I do. I think I get this from my Aunt - since she's the only one in my family that has this. (that I know of). In our case, we have : "winter depression" or also known as...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    So I always mess up. I wrote about my therapist disliking me but it's not just her it's everyone who is in my life I will mess up or purposely push a person away or make them...
    nevawas nevawas 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 21

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    I've been trying to reconnect with the rest of my family but my dad is ruining everything. He is ruining my life but i have nowhere to else to go. i don't understand how someone...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 21

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    I think (know, really) that I must have BPD. But I still wish someone would validate me by telling me that I do... Any takers? This is desperate, I know...-I fly into a rage at my...
    phoenixsfire phoenixsfire 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    I don't know which of my alters are alters. I mean, if I had to count them, they're smth like 50. But I feel like there's two kinds of people in the system: - The lost souls, that...
    AhtnamasH AhtnamasH 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Sometimes when I'm afraid, I just need someone to hold me and tell me everything will be ok. Or when I'm lonely for someone to tell me they'll always be there for me. Or when I'm...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    And my alters have decided that they have found us the one. I'm just wondering if anyone else has alters like mine. Because of my alters all being me, and the fact that I have no...
    AbyssalSilence AbyssalSilence 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 24

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