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I Suffer From Ocd and Anxiety

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 458 People

    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F Oct 4, 2014

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    I am so terrified that I'm going to die in my

    sleep someone please help me
    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2014

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    OCD is when: Numbers remind you of the worst

    moments of your life. You can't walk into that room because you have a bad feeling. You can't hurt that stuffed animal because it has feelings, too. It is when: You stay up worrying to no end for no reason. You give up easily because you feel worthless anyway. You obsess...
    simplyOCD simplyOCD 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    I cannot get calm....

    I feel jittery and I'm scared I'm going to die. Can any one help
    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    This Will Help You....

    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 1 Response Aug 26, 2009

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    I knew it was you, I could hear your jumping,

    tapping the walls, from the other room, your semetry obsesses me, I count the ways you turn on the light, when you enter the room, to reverse, just to go in again, Your thoughts are racing, caught in a loop, numbers and thoughts, caught in a rythem one two one two nothing...
    lagomorpha lagomorpha 22-25 Apr 10, 2014

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    A great TED talk video in conquering your fears

    so you can have the life you want by an astronaut who went blind in space: http://www.ted.com/talks/chris_hadfield_what_i_learned_from_going_blind_in_space?language=en
    LoveIsWithinYou LoveIsWithinYou 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    http://www.ustream.tv/channel/here-for-anyone-whos-depressed-or-anxious I'm gonna go live now, don't know if anyone will want to show up but I'm making a broadcast for anyone that is depressed or anxious. I'll answer your questions and try to help.
    CheeseBomb500 CheeseBomb500 16-17, M Aug 6, 2014

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    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2014

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    Freaky Stuff!

    So anyone who knows me on here knows that I tend to have mood swings, well this is way worse... not sure if it's worse, just kind of freaky. I was shopping yesterday and I had this weird obsession with colours (for the past week it's either been numbers, colours or meanings). I...
    Skye90 Skye90 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2013

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    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2014

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    My anxiety is really bad,

    I'm terrified of being possessed. I know I'm not. Going to be but I'm just scared of losing control
    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F Nov 15, 2014

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    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2014

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    I Want To Break Free!

    I suffer greatly with OCD and Anxiety.  My apartment is spotless and symmetrical.  If anything is out of place I will feel completely overwhelmed until it is corrected.  Anytime I have to use a gps in my car I am straightening it out for like 10 or 15 minutes until I fell...
    R8tedRsuperstaR R8tedRsuperstaR 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 6, 2011

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    I think people underestamate how bad it can get.

    I always straighten the papers on my choir teachers piano each day, and one of the days the kids decide to start undoing what I just straightened, and then they think its funny that i start having a attack and they throw them all over on the ground. I had to leave the room...
    missminimae missminimae 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Childless

    My husband suffers from OCD. He saves paper, he counts everything 10 times so that it is safe and secure. It takes him 5-10 minutes to close the car and leave the house. He can't make appointments on time. He has is anxious and always worrying and checking. He sees that these...
    Ometz Ometz 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 30, 2010

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    Upcoming Trip

    Thinking about an upcoming trip should be relaxing and comforting, right? Yes. Is it? No, no, no, no, no. At least, not when it is four hours in a car with your cute-but-obnoxious six year old brother and a dad who thinks the world revolves around him. Especially when you have...
    Storiesforme Storiesforme 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2013

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    The left side of my head hurts.

    I think I know why but I'm so scared I'm going to die. My anxiety is kicking my but right now any help?
    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F Jan 14

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    My obsessions are back I don't want to hurt

    other people I just want to go to sleep. Sleepwalking, Xanax helps. But I don't want to go back and rely on it all the time. Like that ten days I had to take two pills daily, just to calm the nerves. Some body stop me, please stop me. Dammit I don't want to go back to pills.
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8, 2014

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    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F Oct 19, 2014

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    Really anxious and driving to church by myself

    any advice to have a good time.
    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2014

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    i have an incurable OCD

    that my psychologist and psychiatrist say will last forever i am on the highest dose of drugs you can take legally (zoloft) and i have gone threw more **** then most and am tired of hearing people who think they have OCD just cause they like to keep organized and have things...
    Simple666 Simple666 13-15, F Jul 24, 2014

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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 3 Responses Feb 22, 2012

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    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F Sep 27, 2014

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    I haven't been on here in a while.

    My anxiety is really really bad right now. Any help?
    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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    Most people don't see

    that I have Ocd, they just see what I do as a little habit. They don't see how I tap that thing exactly seven times, or how I can't let go of something until I tap it enough that it sounds right to my ears, or how when I'm typing, I try my best not to make mistakes because I...
    ChocolateCoveredKFC ChocolateCoveredKFC 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 19, 2014

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    I'm scared I took a bunch of my pills

    even tho I know I didn't
    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2014

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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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    Most of it is because of p0rnography,

    if you have OCD don't watch those garbage please! Save yourselves!
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2014

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    I suffer from obsessive thoughts

    and images and anxiety. My partner of four years broke up with me and I am completely lost and broken. I am unable to move on because I love him so much, I believed we were soul mates and were forever but he lied. I am unable to work and I am struggling to leave the house. Has...
    Rachelfrecklesmarie Rachelfrecklesmarie 26-30, F Nov 19, 2014

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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 (OCD) has received enough media attention that it’s no longer a dirty secret, it is obvious that many people still fail to understand the...
    MaxineR MaxineR 36-40, F May 11, 2012

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    Oh God

    I am suffering from ocd & anxiety since when i was 13 old , now i am 30 old . Its really big problem but solution is only in our hand . Its not so eassy but other hand its not so difficult . Yes when same thouts repeat ,you not give them responce ,pls not sport them ,leave...
    zigma zigma 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 22, 2007

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    OCD Stigmas

    I suffer OCD, Tourette's, anxiety, & depression. People don't understand my OCD, so it doesn't make sense to them. What seems irrational or strange to most people is also associated with being crazy. If you're labeled as crazy, they call that psychotic (psychosis...
    otad12 otad12 31-35, F 3 Responses May 21, 2008

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    Fellow Ocd Sufferer

    Hi. I suffer from OCD. It drives me crazy sometimes, but I try to make the best of it. I was diagnosed about 25 years ago. I was so scared because I couldn't figure out what it was. Once I went to a counselor and he fell asleep while I was telling him about it. None of the meds...
    greyhoundx2 greyhoundx2 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 11, 2009

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    i keep getting "stuck" physically,

    moving from room to room. A suffocating energy is taking over my body and mind. My chest is clinching up and i cant breathe. Im stuck in the past now with no direction forward.
    jaywabz jaywabz 22-25, M 1 Response May 20

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    I have super bad anxiety

    and OCD I'm really anxious scared I'm possessed and going to kill people. Which is making me more anxious. Help
    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F Oct 10, 2014

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    I'm so panicky right now.

    I'm at lunch and I'm scared there is something in my food
    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F Oct 5, 2014

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    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F Oct 10, 2014

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    I suffer everyday from anxiety

    and OCD i constantly worry about things that a average perso wouldn't. I can't help but think about negative things and it cause anxiety pains like heat pain and short of breath
    Badbf101 Badbf101 16-17, M Jun 8

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    OCD is not just about having to wash your hands

    or doing other things over and over again. That's part of it. But there is more to it then that. You have to deal with the bad intrusive thoughts which causes a lot of problems like anxiety and distress. My intrusive thoughts range from being horribly violent to sexual to even...
    bfsd150 bfsd150 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 1, 2014

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    I feel myself slipping a little bit

    and it's making me sad. I have an outfit I really like and I already had my monthly breakdown today. I don't want to change outfits, though I know its unhealthy but I don't want to shower or change. I will but I want these thoughts to be gone. anyone have suggestions to remind...
    ocdfun123 ocdfun123 16-17 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I hate how I'm feeling like now.

    The feeling blank and bored. It looks like the whole world is starting to become darker and darker. I just want to die. I feel like I can't stand this anymore. I made people around me feel bad and uncomfortable. I don't want to live anymore, who cares?
    SADstruggler SADstruggler 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 22, 2013

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    JUST FOUND A BUG IN MY BED.

    OMG IT BIT ME IM FREAKKNNG OUT PLEASE HELP
    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F Oct 25, 2014

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    Tired of the Ignorance

    I've had OCD all my life. People sometimes comments, 'well then, you should be used to it by now', and it's almost as if they think I do this just for show. They don't understand how it affects me, how I know what I'm doing is irrational, all the logic tells me I shouldn't have...
    melanthe melanthe 18-21 2 Responses May 22, 2008

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