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. 95 People

    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

    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

    Episodes

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

    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

    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

    I think I have obsessive compulsive disorder

    as I m in continuous fear for the people I care about!! 24x7 and my overprotective nature irritates them!! I don't know how to change this aspect of my personality!!
    alexmaine alexmaine
    22-25, M
    1 Response Feb 1

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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    36-40, M
    Apr 21
    Hi, I kinda need to say what I keep keeping to myself, and here is the only place I could think of to express all this. So yeah, I know that I don't eat like everybody, I'm...
    BleedingPanda BleedingPanda
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    Apr 20
    I have been off my meds for 3 weeks now and I feel great. I don't know why my mania hasn't kicked in. Iv had my down moments but Iv been normal... It feels weird to feel normal. I...
    Flowerpower5678 Flowerpower5678
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    1 Response Apr 19
    Yes I do. And I won't let any of them stop me. *Major-depressive disorder, general anxiety disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and most likely borderline...
    DarkAngel24 DarkAngel24
    18-21, F
    Apr 19
    Hey, So I'm posting this because I'm really struggling and contemplating ending everything because I can't see a way out. Any advice, past experience, hope, people in the same boat...
    ShellFlower119 ShellFlower119
    18-21, F
    Apr 19
    I didn't think that it's a disorder really. I thought I just can't stand the boredom. I may can handle physical pain, at some level of emotional pain but boredom means death for me...
    Nonotu Nonotu
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 19
    Hello, I’m a casting director in NYC and I'm working on a new TV show centered around BDD. The premise of the show is to help viewers understand BDD and to provide help to those...
    ahecht101 ahecht101
    46-50, M
    Apr 18
    Hello, I’m a casting director in NYC and I'm working on a new TV show centered around BDD. The premise of the show is to help viewers understand BDD and to provide help to those...
    ahecht101 ahecht101
    46-50, M
    Apr 18
    Is chanting in my head a bps trait or is it something else? I'm trying to figure out if the chanting is a hallucination or not.
    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl
    26-30
    Apr 18
    Since when do you all have your alter? Mine is here I guess since I was born he's more like an older brother to me right now than only an alter. He was more of a boogeyman to me...
    TightnShady TightnShady
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 17
    My son is 15 he had surgery in Oct 2014 which was lateral release and tightening of his own inner ligament. He was casted for 4 weeks then immobilized for 6 weeks. Now surgery did...
    Dbaird73 Dbaird73
    41-45, F
    Apr 17
    I've felt with the constant ups and downs for as long as I can remember. I used to think it was just hormones when I was growing up, I wanted it to be hormones. in my 3rd year of...
    wanderlustxxx0 wanderlustxxx0
    18-21, F
    Apr 14
    I battle with depression,OCD,Anxiety and SPD (Schizotypal Personality Disorder). I had some hallucinations too. Having mental disorders is a very sad thing,i wish i was normal :(
    Batwoman1968 Batwoman1968
    18-21, F
    Apr 14
    Hey there! i have this disorder since i was 13. I started to have a strange behaviour and weird thoughts. My obsession with death and sick things got worse,i don't think it's a...
    Batwoman1968 Batwoman1968
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    At Age 12, I started skipping maybe 1-3 lunch breaks a week. It was innocuous. At 14, when I skipped lunch daily, it stooped being innocuous. When I start feeling like I needed to...
    AsYetNameless AsYetNameless
    13-15, T
    Apr 14
    A year ago I attempted suicide for the first time. I don't remember exactly what the reason was at the time but it had to do with my parents and my life being screwed up in the...
    abby3333333 abby3333333
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 13
    After 2 years of being absolutely fine, I have relapsed into my old ways, don't even recognise myself anymore.
    breakersflow breakersflow
    18-21, F
    Apr 13
    Folks, I've been suffering from this disorder since I was a teenager. I'm 46 now. I'm currently in remission. Here's my regimen: no nightshades, animal products, chocolate...
    jenn25601 jenn25601
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    People should really stop saying they have OCD, when they may not. Believe me, i've lived with someone who has it and I know what I'm saying exactly. OCD is not always wanting...
    Annaxx11 Annaxx11
    18-21, F
    Apr 11
    I was just diagnosed at age 45. What the heck is going to happen to me?
    Noraathompson Noraathompson
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Apr 11
    After years of deleting my profile and moving on from this site convincing myself I didnt need it anymore, here I am in the same group that got me started. I'm glad to see this...
    livefree93 livefree93
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    I have anorexia and I'm trying to recover, but it's so hard. For every small step I take forward, I seem to have a bigger setback after that undoes my progress. I want to get...
    Silent711 Silent711
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    Its funny.........my mom always thought I just had a wild imagination. Turned out it wasn't exactly that. It wasn't til I was 14 I realized what it was. First time Ace came out was...
    Ace43262 Ace43262
    22-25, F
    Apr 9
    9 alters and I wish I didn't have them, but at the same time I love them. Jade- sexual Unknown- sassy, sarcastic, smart *** Goldie- laughs at everything Sadie- bipolar, easily...
    wolftherianGrace wolftherianGrace
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 8
    FOR THE LOVE OF GOD I CANNOT JUST FIX MY EATING DISORDER I FKING CAN'T IF I TOLD SOMEONE TO JUST STOP BEING DEPRESSED OR JUST STOP HAVING ANXIETY ATTACKS I WOULD BE A FKING A...
    Indigo27 Indigo27
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 8
    I'm new to this page. My doctor suggested I try and find an online support group. So here I am. Is there anyone here who has been diagnosed with Body Dysmorphic Disorder, An Eating...
    LoopsieLou LoopsieLou
    22-25, F
    Apr 7
    I am finally doing well enough to move out to my own apartment I think and living with my mom has really stunk the last little while but my mom said that if I move out there is no...
    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl
    26-30
    Apr 7
    Bad experiences coming out as DID: Family (at first!!) *Some* people at school (but I didn't really come out to them I guess, they just noticed or something) Fiancé's family...
    Indigo27 Indigo27
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 7
    I don't know what it is like to feel normal anymore. The pain of being humiliated is to much some days. I try to explain to people that it is a disorder and not bad hygiene. That...
    marylou1967 marylou1967
    46-50, F
    Apr 6
    Fuming. Are we to generalise all those with a limp, or all those who get a physical illness? Are they all the same? Two programs on TV this week where the 'perpetrator' is suddenly...
    happytolearn happytolearn
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Apr 6
    3 months in. I've had a lot of good days, I've had more bad. The more time that passes, the good days happen more frequently & the bad days happen less. I find I'm able to deal...
    kchristine7 kchristine7
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 5
    Sometimes the only thing worth fighting for is Love
    ollifer ollifer
    36-40, F
    Apr 5
    social anxiety, where do i start? lets just say this condition is messing up my life. i havnt ate lunch at school in 3 months cause i cant decide where to sit, or cause im afraid...
    alyssapenn32 alyssapenn32
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Apr 4
    Hey.. I am pretty sure I have MPD.. I have all the symptoms and voices in my head telling me stuff and commenting on things I do. I am here for anyone who wants to talk about it.
    wolftherianGrace wolftherianGrace
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 4
    For people who have overcome this, how did you do it?!
    dancerwolf924 dancerwolf924
    16-17, F
    Apr 3
    Does anyone else constantly try to hide their trich? I feel like no one understands and my parents don't believe it's a real disorder. I have basically no eyelashes and I buy eye...
    kellyu22 kellyu22
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 3
    I have lied about many things I should not have done, I have lied about my life, my parents, my upbringing, my wealth and in general myself. During my work time ( I currently work...
    Lucenity Lucenity
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    1 Response Apr 2
    Fighting personality- Sapphire Naughty personality- Jade Protective personality- Jackson Depressed personality- Red Dark personality- Dal Funny personality- Chester Small...
    wolftherianGrace wolftherianGrace
    13-15, F
    Apr 2
    I'm not gonna go into detail because it's late, but I am suffering from bad derealiseation... It has gotten worse over the past year or two. I even start doubting my friends and...
    CrazyMetalPunk CrazyMetalPunk
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    Apr 2
    I wish I didn't feel so crazy...
    lvk80 lvk80
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    Because of genetic disorder I was born with, my skull is deformed. Which, as a result, is making a bone push on my optic nerve making my eye appear "lazy". It has brought me...
    Cassynsmith Cassynsmith
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    Apr 1
    The hardest part is probably all the people who try to help and it just makes it harder. I don't want to even think about it myself, let alone talk about it all the time.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 1
    Tonight, three of my alters killed themselves. It's horrible. Jake cried. For the first time in his life, the first time since we were six years old, Jake, the protector, cried...
    Indigo27 Indigo27
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 1
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