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I Have Uncontrollable Compulsive Thoughts

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    Fighting Obssessive Thoughts Can Work!

    Four months after my 20-year old son committed suicide, while I was going through a major depressive period, I found my husband on the phone with a woman, explicitly having sex.  I was devastated, for more than a year I couldn't stop thinking about this and everything else...
    pdelrio2 pdelrio2 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2007

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    Just found out the name

    for my peculiar mental behavior.
    narutobuddy narutobuddy 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 14

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    For those of you who own trucks

    or jeeps and actually use them, hopefully you'll understand well when I tell you, I have the uncontrollable urge to go offroading. I was driving to work today and it happened again, I was going down the highway when I passed a spot that led into a field, I threw the truck...
    Devilscar Devilscar 18-21, M Feb 23

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    Uncontrollable Unrelated Thoughts

    Hi i m suffereing from this since long time..i dont know probabably from my age of 16 or 17 now i m 30.what happens is when i dont have any work.. say for example when i about to sleep lot of thoughts pass they are UNRELATED... and UnControllable.Similary while waking up...
    thoughtsAsin thoughtsAsin 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 6, 2010

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    I Had Uncontrollable Compulsive Thoughts...

    I had uncontrollable compulsive thoughts...HAD being the key word.  I went through a LOT of bad stuff about 2 years ago, and I came out of it an absolute mess.  I felt like life was out of control, and I had no idea how to handle it.  I didn't do drugs, or drink...
    Avice Avice 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 15, 2007

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