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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. 90 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Updated- I was examined

    and asked questions to determine the severity of my OCD and the psychiatrist has put me in the range of severe OCD. Kinda makes sense. My OCD has not been around from day 1 but it goes on for a few years and 'tests' until it is triggered again. My last serious battle was about 7...
    imJboy2001 imJboy2001 13-15, M Jun 19

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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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    Episodes

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

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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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    Official diagnosis. My psychiatrist has given

    me an official diagnosis. I have obsessive compulsive disorder. I don't want it to define me. Message me if you are curious about my story
    imJboy2001 imJboy2001 13-15, M May 20

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I've been suffering with different eating disorders since I was about 7 when I stopped eating because the other kids would bully me about my weight. Then after about a year my...
    FeedingTheWolves FeedingTheWolves 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    Is there anyone here who has had another former or co existing diagnosis with borderline personality disorder? I was diagnosed with Autism in my childhood but one psychologist I...
    rainbowsmangos2015 rainbowsmangos2015 22-25, F 23 hrs ago

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    I think one of the more depressing things I put up with at this point in my life would have to be listening to all these other people around my age - and even years younger - who...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    ****VERY LONG DEscriptION****I've never told anyone about this before and it's one of my darkest secrets. But I have 3 alters that make up "me." They don't have names so I gave...
    Ikebanna69 Ikebanna69 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have BDD. I am going to be assessed for BDD next week. I already know I have it. I'm reading a book now and it sounds like me. Basically it's a person that's preoccupied with a...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    If you want to what Borderline Personality feels like watch the links below. It'll give you an inside look. Watch "Borderline Personality Disorder - What it feels like" on...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I think one of the hardest parts about 'having borderline' (I say it like this because you are of course not defined by it) is that you have this chronic feeling of inadequacy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 24

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    So like I've noticed that through out myself, especially as I've gotten older, I have gotten very terrified about ppl leaving me. Which is of course the abandonment issues with our...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Mine personally surrounds my weight. I lost a stone and half in 2 1/2 months. I think about my weight the moment I wake up, to the moment I go to bed. I sit in a particular way to...
    LCooper94 LCooper94 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    what is the difference between avoidant personality disorder and social anxiety disorder?
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F Aug 23

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    Dissociative Identity Disorder/DID/formally known as MPD or multiple personality disorder. A lot of people have no idea what it means so I decided to write something about it and...
    Meliantha Meliantha 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Dissociative Identity Disorder/DID/formally known as MPD or multiple personality disorder. A lot of people have no idea what it means so I decided to write something about it and...
    Meliantha Meliantha 18-21, F Aug 22

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    Dissociative Identity Disorder/DID/formally known as MPD or multiple personality disorder. A lot of people have no idea what it means so I decided to write something about it and...
    Meliantha Meliantha 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I have not been diagnosed officially, but both my psycholigist and psychiatrist believe that I have a personality disorder. My psycholigist thinks it may be Bi-Polar II but does...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    How do you balance "no excuses", responsibility, and disability? Am I the only one who struggles with this? I've seen a lot over the last few days people posting on social media...
    Katiebug06 Katiebug06 26-30, F Aug 21

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    It was near the beginning of 1st grade when I first began exhibiting the symptoms of General Anxiety Disorder. Always worried that I was going to die or that something bad would...
    Livenka007 Livenka007 18-21, F Aug 20

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    I think because of bpd, when I experience any thoughts of judgments against myself, they are magnified by ten. The father of my three children is engaged to be married. I want to...
    ms5271115 ms5271115 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I have trouble associating two things that are supposed to be correlated together due to flawed thinking from overactive emotions.
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 20

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    I was diagnosed with bpd over a year ago. I am currently dealing with a flood of self judgment after finding out my kids father is engaged now I am struggling to not make this...
    ms5271115 ms5271115 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Hello everybody I have only told one or two people about this, if you are intrigued don't feel afraid to PM me
    SuicideDreams360 SuicideDreams360 13-15, M Aug 19

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    I'm working on listening. Really listening. It's hard to though when I have a thousand thoughts racing all the time. *sigh*
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 19

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    Everything I experience is like I'm not fully here. Like its not really real. My memories are always remembered in third person. My dreams are in third person or like watching a...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    that would be me!!! I have BPD!!!
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 18

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    idk if I actually have multiple personality disorder, but suffering from border line personality disorder makes me feel like I have different personalities due to my ability to...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 Response Aug 18