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    Different Type Of Ocd - I have OCD, but its nothing major, until i learned that there are different types of OCD. I was seeing my therapist for years and found out i suffer from...
    DixieBabe92 DixieBabe92 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2012

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    I Can Count Myself to Sanity... - I thought I was normal.....then I was diagnosed with depression followed by suicidal, some time before anxious, and all prior to OCD...
    countress countress 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 5, 2008

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    I was diagnosed with OCD several years ago. It manifests itself in compulsive spending. I went through over $10,000 like it was nothing and had nothing to show for it. I had to ask...
    SilentTears930 SilentTears930 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 5

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    An Excellent Example - i've said it before, and i'll say it again: ocd was nearly the death of me. there was a time period in my early teenage years when i seriously thought the...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 28, 2008

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    I have recently started getting bothered by things that are out of place . Like at school all my papers and pencils have to be In the same place and never anywhere else. That's not...
    red00 red00 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    Pure O - HelloI suffer from a severe ocd, which sometimes takes control over my emotions and beliefs.I obsess about thoughts and ideas that irritate me.I get convinced by the...
    pinkspell pinkspell 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 7, 2012

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    Prozac? Does it help? Thank you
    ccpass22 ccpass22 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    Ugh I hate it I feel like every thing has to be on the right side like if something touches my left leg I touch my right leg twice I hate odd numbers too in school it's hard for me...
    Allalone06 Allalone06 13-15 Jan 15

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    Writing stories on the internet isn't enough. Wouldn't it be nice to have someone you could trust? But is that a side effect of OCD? Constantly doubting relationships, terror at...
    AbusiveMistress AbusiveMistress 18-21 Mar 13

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    Yes I Have OCD, No, My House Is Not Spotless - OCD - hmmmm... just thought that was me - makes me quirky and sassy, right? Since being diagnosed (officially) at age 35 with OCD, I...
    ninjakitteh ninjakitteh 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    Yes I Have Pure Ocd - I've just been dianosed with Pure O just about a month ago it was not fun at ALL! I had no idea that having violent thoughts and urges was OCD, but it is...
    littlegirlinaBIGworld littlegirlinaBIGworld 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 14, 2009

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    About How I Take a Shower, ... - About how I take a shower, how I clean the house.  about alot.
    wowza wowza 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 1, 2008

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    I'm fed up of feeling l like crap everytime I don't check something.... I'm fed up of thinking I'm going to die the whole time!
    thatfeelingwhenichallenge thatfeelingwhenichallenge 13-15, F Jan 22

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    It's An Everyday Battle. - I have been braking away from OCD tendencies for awhile. I am doing so much better...but still...some things are there. It used to be that I'd have to...
    kkid kkid 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2007

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    It can bring you awful stress
    647821097bbnmhb 647821097bbnmhb 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Actually i really could use someone to talk to...I live in a chaotic home exposed to so much disorder and inconsistency. I haven't had a compulsive episode in a while. I resist...
    Kryste Kryste 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I recently found out I have OCD I lived with the little rituals and it was never super debilitating until I got into a relationship and it brought out some very bad insecurities...
    ccpass22 ccpass22 18-21, F Jan 7

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    It'S Not Easy - I'm a 17 year old girl in high school. I can't hide my tendencies. So at school, like anywhere else, they happen. It's not easy being different. It's not easy...
    SheIsNotAFreak SheIsNotAFreak 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2013

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    Hey guys, it's really hard to go through OCD... As we all know.... Everything seems really pessimistic sometimes, but it's getting better:) anyone with suggestion how they dealt...
    KyungNag KyungNag 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    Why Do People Yell At You For Having OCD Attacks? - I've recently noticed how everyone yells at you when you are completing an OCD ritual. Everytime one of my guardians catches me...
    sajjystar98 sajjystar98 13-15 3 Responses Sep 6, 2013

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    My OCD Case - Hello there! I'm 14 and I've been diagnosed with OCD about a month ago which really annoyed me because I've been aware of it for a year but my parents just thought...
    TheWalkingPotato TheWalkingPotato 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 5, 2013

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    I just spent an hour organizing my underwear drawer. They go from red to green-ish then white to black.
    repeekbmurc repeekbmurc 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    OCD - I recently found out that I have OCD. I've always thought that the things I did were a tid bit obsessive.. but I never thought it'd be OCD. I have many of the symptoms; in...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 18-21, F 10 Responses Jun 18, 2007

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    Hello OCD community! I have recently realized that I have OCD. I took an online test to see what mental illnesses I have symptoms for. It turns out every disorder I have symptoms...
    AnastasiaOPI AnastasiaOPI 18-21 Feb 13

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    OCD Is Ruining My Life. - where to begin... I started having ocd symptoms when I was 17, and one of my worst memories was around that time was when my mom was honking the horn...
    melanie29 melanie29 26-30, F 58 Responses Jan 18, 2008

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    What Not To Say To Someone With Ocd - People say the darnedest things. And sometimes they say the most insensitive things. Whilst it’s great that obsessive compulsive disorder...
    MaxineR MaxineR 36-40, F 4 Responses May 11, 2012

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    I have severe and chronic ocd anxiety and depression including panic attacks. im just seeking any others who can relate. I have been battling this sine age 5 or 6 and I am now...
    xshellyx xshellyx 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    I have to clean everything I touch with 91% isopropyl rubbing alcohol, & society hates me for it. I also have unwanted intrusive thoughts.
    otad12 otad12 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    It Gets In The Way Of Everything!!!! - Everyday, every couple of seconds, I'm constantly having to deal with a variety of equally annoying/painful tics. There I things I have to do...
    sajjystar98 sajjystar98 13-15 1 Response Jun 6, 2013

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    Hey everyone. Below is a link to a video I made originally to my parents trying to tell them im not ok. The reason im posting it here is because i think a lot if you guys will...
    Anonomous441 Anonomous441 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I have OCD - or at least OCD tendencies. Some examples of things that have me in a strangle-hold: 1. Symmetry is important. This includes even numbers. Whenever I adjust the...
    DanicaER DanicaER 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I wash my hands all the time, have to stick to my routine and have a set way of doing things. I know where everything is all the time and have a way I put my door handle witch I...
    jen1994 jen1994 18-21, F Feb 15

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    Am i the only one who feels like nobody understands what im going through ? Like no one understand why i give so much importance to particular objects or people, why i obsess and...
    Letthesunshine237 Letthesunshine237 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    My therapist mentioned medication for the first time today. Specifically Prozac. I'm nervous but interested in living a life that isn't obsessive...what's your experience with...
    ccpass22 ccpass22 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    I was at this women clothes store with my aunt N they had this dis organize perfume stand ... I couldn't help but to fix it for them and the lady was like Lady : can you please...
    Rydude Rydude 16-17, M Jan 1

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    Welcome To My Hell - Hey, I'm Sally, I'm 20 years old and this is my story (English is not my first language so you'll have to forgive me for my mistakes)When I was 8 years old I...
    SallyT92 SallyT92 18-21 3 Responses Mar 9, 2012

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    I have been battling ocd since i was young and sometimes its too overwhelming, and it doesn't help that i know no one that suffers from the same condition, just want to talk to...
    Letthesunshine237 Letthesunshine237 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    I Feel Trapped!! - I have had ocd for years now, but it has changed over the years also. The earliest thing I remember is being in infants school obsessing over dirt in my nails. I...
    Daniixx Daniixx 18-21, F 12 Responses May 6, 2009

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    I've never heard of anyone else who has this on in particular but I have a spitting OCD. Whenever I have an intrusive thought, or look at something nasty, or someone says a curse...
    Septisoul Septisoul 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I Have OCD - I have always been a bot of an organizational person and it drives me crazy to go inside someone elses house and it's a mess. I just want to clean it and organize it...
    sleepypeggy sleepypeggy 31-35, F Apr 7, 2013

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    O.C.D. - For as long as I can remember I have been counting things, checking, rechecking and locking and relocking things. i couldn't tell you when it started, I think it just...
    Disordered Disordered 21-25, F 14 Responses Feb 27, 2007

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    Obsessive compulsive disorder - really annoying and lately been driving me insane.
    Ghrite Ghrite 13-15, M Mar 24

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    OCD Is Driving Me Crazy - Yes,i have a bit of ocd.When it comes to my house being clean,i can not stand things messy.Well my family ,they are a bunch of slobs!It drives me crazy...
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 31-35, F 10 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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    I am currently a sophomore in high school, and when I was in fifth grade I began to experience minor symptoms of ocd. They have since escalated to me needing to move the furniture...
    Ally271 Ally271 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I'm a poster child for OCD. I do the same routines daily and hate it when things become chaotic. Structure and timelines give me comfort. Waiting on someone (like at the doctor's...
    aguythatknows aguythatknows 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I am very OCD! I sweep and mop daily. I double check my straightener and sometimes triple check it! I wash my hands multiple times daily. It's insane! There are many other insane...
    Heidi75 Heidi75 36-40 Jan 25

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    Everything out of place drives me crazy...
    CrushOnPhilBrooks CrushOnPhilBrooks 16-17, F Jan 26

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    It bugs me that the title of this experience says 'Ocd' instead of 'OCD'.
    ThatOneGirlWithTheBlueEyes ThatOneGirlWithTheBlueEyes 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    I have an OCD in which pressure has to be even on my body. For example, if someone hits me in my right boob, I will hit myself in the left on to feel an even amount of pain. It...
    trulovr1128 trulovr1128 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    A Strange Morning - Today I woke up, and it was quiet. My head was empty. Anyone with OCD would be thrilled to have their heads clear, for even a second. But it scared me. I began...
    purplepiper7 purplepiper7 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 6, 2013

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    Looking Back... - I got diagnosed with depression and OCD when I was about 16. My family thought I was a bit mental, or fussy. But when I look back, I realise the signs were always...
    AlreadyExiled AlreadyExiled 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2013

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    Atypical? - at first when i came here, i almost didnt join it because i wasnt really sure. when you think of ocd, you think of counting and checking. i dont do those too much. i do...
    kittten kittten 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2008

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