I Think I Have Ocd

For people that believe that they, themselves, have OCD 169 People

    I have OCD and it's interfering

    so much with my life, that I can't take it any more. But I'm too ashamed to tell my parents and get help. How do you explain that you have voices in your head, telling you that you need to touch a chair five times or else your family will die? How do you tell someone that all...
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    1 Response Jul 29, 2014

    Just a Few of the Reasons Why I Think I Have Ocd

    When I grab a cup out of my cabinet, I have to tap it on my belly once, NO MATTER WHAT, so I think it's clean. If I close a door or turn something off, I have to open it or turn it back on once more, then shut it/turn it off to make sure I did it correctly. After I say something...
    ashbashh ashbashh
    Aug 7, 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
    2 Responses Mar 10, 2012
    steack2 steack2
    41-45, M
    Apr 23, 2014

    My Symptoms

    Well, I haven't been like diagnosed, but I'm almost certain I have a mild form of OCD, maybe even tourettes. With me its more physical things. I'm not super clean, as I hear most people with OCD are, but I have to pop/crack everything that I know I'm able to in my body, like...
    zdubb zdubb
    16-17, M
    1 Response Jan 4, 2010

    Someone mentioned to me

    that intelligent people get bored easily. As I age, the mind isn't as quick on the uptake. Now focusing on topics gets more difficult, especially if it's projects I want to finish. Not sure how many times projects were started and then just fell by the wayside. Sometimes the...
    nfarmer nfarmer
    26-30, M
    Jul 25, 2014

    OCD , I Think.

    It started about 5 years ago and its getting on my nerves a bit now. Compared to what other people are going through with OCD my experience is pretty mild . When i am reading a book or newspaer and an article or some text catches my eye i MUST read it. If i turn the page without...
    Journey65 Journey65
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Sep 20, 2009

    Yes...i Think I Do...

    Well, here are some of my symptoms: *I can't have the volume on the television at "6" or "13" *12, 24, 26, 48, or any other multiples of 12 are kind of my lucky numbers. Once I shook a glass bottle/container with little chicken flavoring in it (That you put in broth and...
    TheSkunkLady TheSkunkLady
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Mar 28, 2010

    The Textbook Symptoms Of Ocd Are Not The Whole Story

    I have a type of OCD which I finally understood to be Obsessive Compulsive Spartanism. For more than thirty years I suffered in embarrassed silence, not sure what was wrong with me. I suspected it was OCD, but my particular symptoms were documented in none of the textbooks on...
    MaxineR MaxineR
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2012

    I have to check the taps

    and stoves and fridge door at least twice every time I use it. I am very scared about blowing up my house and flooding it. When I turn of the tap, I have to tap it a few more times to assure myself. Whenever I close the fridge door, I have to be very aware that I am doing it. I...
    rebeccaomi rebeccaomi
    16-17, F
    Jun 21, 2014
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    1 Response Feb 21, 2014

    My Ocd Has Gotten Worse...

     My Ocd has gotten so bad lately. It is actually hard typing this because I keep moving my mouse from the txt box to the scroll bar, back and fourth back and fourth....All day actually. Just things. I will get a drink from my glass and keep lifting it off of the table. My...
    leanachain leanachain
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 18, 2010
    SPieterse SPieterse
    22-25, F
    Oct 27, 2015

    So, my mum thinks this is normal.

    I think I have OCD about cleanliness. My room has to be 100% clean, I used disinfectant wipes to wipe my beside table and dresser. Everything has its own place, if it doesn't, then it won't stay in my room. I clean all my makeup products after I use them, and disinfect all my...
    BlueNZGreen BlueNZGreen
    18-21, F
    Jun 26, 2015

    Do I Have Ocd?

    At the age of 11 and when I was in school, out of nowhere I started to feel like my hands are becoming uncontrollably dry. I would want to apply lotion or just keep my hands under running water because the "dry" feeling won't go away. It was a very odd and unusual feeling...
    Blitzkrieg666 Blitzkrieg666
    18-21, F
    Aug 14, 2012

    Ocd-uk Discussion Forum May Be A Fraud

    Due to the fact that the administrators at OCD-UK have been stingy and not allowed links to any other websites relating to OCD, I must remove myself from this forum. I can no longer support a forum that is clearly interested only in its own popularity and not in the needs of the...
    MaxineR MaxineR
    36-40, F
    Feb 23, 2012

    So I've never been to the doctor about this,

    but I know I have OCD. I used to think I could never tell anyone and I would have to suffer in silence but just over a year ago I managed to tell one of my closest friends. Then a bit after that I managed to tell some more close friends. They all reacted well and are supportive...
    KilljoyMel KilljoyMel
    18-21, F
    Nov 10, 2014

    Somethings On Why I Think I Have Ocd

    I think and I'm almost shure I have OCD because each time a song or a tune on the radio or tv comes on it gets stuck in my head and it gets me really mad because it won't stop so I have to force my sell to think about something else or I can't concentrate at all in class I have...
    adalyn3 adalyn3
    May 31, 2010

    Could I have OCD? My father spoke to his

    psychiatrist about me and my tendencies and the psychiatrist said that I need help from a doctor, and possibly anti-depressants or "talking therapy" I have to press traffic light buttons 9 times (in groups of three) I love the number 3...so I do everything in 3's ...although...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 5, 2014

    So I don't actually know

    if I have ocd or not but I do have signs of it. for example, I constantly repeat certain words in my head. they're usually not specific and it depends on the situation but I'll just repeat it over and over until I feel like I've done it "correctly." I also have a thing with time...
    catchingyourclouds catchingyourclouds
    18-21, F
    May 23, 2015

    Slight Cdo.. Its Like Ocd But In The Correct Order..

    haha so i always have to have my books alphabetized, no matter where i am, if a picture frame is crooked i have to fix it, odd numbers **** me off.
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    1 Response Nov 12, 2012

    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

    Organizing. I love organizing.

    I can spend a large amount of time packing things out and arranging them in a "neater" way. I get anxious when I have to stop organizing to go somewhere and I think about getting home to finish organizing. I also like things I write to be very perfect and I get upset if it isn...
    Jbriefs Jbriefs
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 3, 2014

    I Just Thought I Was Crazy...

    I had no idea this had a name..I just thought I must be crazy..I have alot of hidden things that I do or people have no idea that certain things are planned..Like if I wear bracelets it must be a certain number..I don't just wear one...I try to match my panties to the color shirt...
    AthenaRose AthenaRose
    31-35, F
    Jul 27, 2011

    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
    Feb 22, 2012

    my girlfriend says i have ocd

    because i hate odd numbers i hate when i see it i eat food in evenly depends on what im eating i listen to music or t.v on even numbers just hate odd numbers and i hate when i see uneven picture frame hate when my socks is uneven hate when my close is not hung up right
    XxxdinoxxX XxxdinoxxX
    22-25, M
    Apr 10, 2015

    Things always have to be in order

    and color coordinated.... I hate it when I see a speck on dust on furniture... crumbs in the sink or on the counter and anything on the floor... Is this a bad thing? Please reply.......
    Boobeelicious Boobeelicious
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jul 26, 2015

    its effecting my school work in particular

    and nobody understands when I explain to them that when I take notes, no matter where when or what its about, it has to be done with color coding with very minimal screw-ups (ABSOLUTELY NO TITLE SCREW UPS) and very patterned and if a teacher goes to fast and I cant copy down...
    Contranaut Contranaut
    18-21, M
    Jan 10, 2015

    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

    I always want things to be SO perfect.

    It gets to the point where it drives me crazy.
    laubrown1 laubrown1
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 21, 2014

    Idk if I have it but I wash my hands on an

    average 35 times a day . I cannot sit on any toilet whatsoever . I am constantly clawing at my skin because I always think there's germs and insects everywhere . I am completely and utterly disgusted with everything .
    Awkwardandsad Awkwardandsad
    18-21, F
    Feb 21, 2014

    According To My Mom

    I was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome when I was little. My mom recently told me that the day I was diagnosed with Asperger's, I was also diagnosed with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. I can see it in myself. But I can't. I'm so contradicted that it hurts my brain. Sure, I...
    MSonnapony MSonnapony
    18-21, F
    Jul 1, 2012

    We Believe: A Message Of Hope From The OCD Community

    How To Recognize an OCD Thought OCD+Me=5
    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101
    56-60, F
    Feb 10, 2013

    My Ocd

    I only have a little.  I constantly tap my fingers , and if one finger touches another, they all have to touch (except for the one that touched first).  And I just generally have an obsessive personality- whenever I find something I like, I do it like crazy.
    monktv monktv
    1 Response Jun 25, 2008

    I feel uneasy whenever I come to a very random

    part of a book or movie and I will keep thinking about it like I had missed something although I know I did not. And I have to reread the sentence or paragraph or even page over and over and over again until the words does not even make sense anymore.
    rebeccaomi rebeccaomi
    16-17, F
    Jun 21, 2014

    So I have to do a report on OCD in my health

    class. I have always felt something was wrong. Like I wasn't acting normal or wasn't being myself by obsessing over dumb things. Between researching OCD and reading people's experiences I think I have it. Not kidding. Not trying to get attention. I literally think about tiny...
    taylor9817 taylor9817
    18-21, F
    Feb 3, 2014

    So, I think I might have OCD

    and thought I'd just list what I think are my compulsions and intrusive thoughts, to get a second opinion. to start with the intrusive thoughts, OCD is one. I know there is something else going on apart from my ADD and Asperger's and I think it might be OCD. A second later I'm...
    absenceofsound absenceofsound
    16-17, F
    1 Response Oct 9, 2015

    I Hate People Who...

    Diagnose themselves as OCD and depressed ect through google then tell everyone they definitely have it without even seeing a doctor or anything BUT at the risk of being one of these people I wanted to see if there was anyone like me and if I should see someone about my 'OCD...
    megpuss megpuss
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 30, 2013
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