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  1. M

    How can i stop constant cleaning?

    Hi. I feel like if im explaining my situation, it will be easier to answer or get a little bit of insight, what i feel most of the time when i get these waves to clean or sanitize. When my mother died i had to live with my alcholic aunt and my stepfather - they started being in a relationship...
  2. S

    Can't sleep, heart pounding so hard it hurts

    I have a job interview tomorrow and I can't sleep. It's only for a part time cleaning job but my heart is pounding and it hurts from pounding. Sadly, it's not a heart attack. I'd welcome a heart attack... I've been unemployed for two months now. So I can't just not go. It's a panel of 3...
  3. ArcherX

    Ear Cleaning psychosis

    Hello just registered here. I'm been living with psychosis for about 3 years. I didn't get treatment until about 6 months ago when my symptoms got much worse. I mostly suffer from negative symptoms. I'm not really sure how to put this. My experience with psychosis started after I got an ear...
  4. P

    Normal house cleaning routine?

    I would love to hear some examples on normal (but hygienic) cleaning routines. Having a good example would help me to cope with my obsessive cleaning.
  5. S

    Depression/cleaning

    Hi, so when i go through a stage when im feeling particularly low i neglect cleaning, and this last time it's gotten to the point where it feels like too much for me to deal with cleaning up by myself(feeling like i should be on "how clean is your house?") Does anyone have any advice for me? Or...
  6. M

    Allow me to introduce myself...

    Hello Everyone, I am obviously new here, and unsure as to what to expect. I am in my 50's, married two years to a person also in her 50's. As long as I've known her, she's exhibited behaviors that may be indicative of anxiety, OCD, or something else. Since meeting me, some of her habits have...
  7. valleygirl

    Forgetting to take my antidepressant

    I think that's why I am spiralling down. I'm just so tired all the time. I was going to get so much cleaning done this weekend, but I have no energy. I feel like I am getting sick again, too, getting a bad cough again.
  8. M

    All alone...

    I don't know if this belongs here but I couldn't find another forum to post it, so I'm sorry in advance if this is the wrong place! My partner has gone an hour away for training and will be gone roughly Monday through Friday for the next 5 weeks. Today is the first day she is gone and I'm at a...
  9. valleygirl

    In a Bad Place

    I've been feeling more and more depressed, and I think my psychiatrist was annoyed with me the last time I met with him. I'm supposed to be keeping up with the cleaning and tidying in my apartment, but I've been struggling to do that. Soon I will be getting a notice of entry for an inspection...
  10. C

    Hate My Husband

    OMG! I hate my husband so much right now. For over twenty years I did all the housework. It didn't matter whether I was working or not. I did it. Now I'm in too much pain to do the cleaning anymore, and my asshole husband won't do it. I've been living in filth for four years now. This is...
  11. M

    Is there a mental disorder where someone can't see when something is dirty or isn't right?

    Is there a mental disorder where someone can't see when something is dirty or isn't right? Hello, I have a question and I hope someone can help me. It's not about me.. but My Stepson and his girlfriend live beside of and their place is just down right filthy... not only that but my...
  12. O

    Wife with OCD

    Hi Guys, Im new to all this forum stuff so I apologise if im in the wrong place. Im looking for some sort of advice I suppose on how to deal with my wifes OCD with cleaning the house. Its so bad its driving me insane! Myself and the children have no home life at all. She is a lovely girl when...
  13. H

    Inspiration needed please !

    Hi folks, Just need to have a little moan and get everything down in writing. I've been suffering from what I refer to as 'low mood' for most of my adult life (now 31). Over the last couple of years i've also had anxiety and obsessiveness (mainly cleaning) creep into the mix. A few months...
  14. O

    OCD best gloves for cleaning & advice

    I have OCD and one of my main problems is touching things and having to wash my hands this is worse when I know what I'm touching is dirty so of course gloves! However my doctor/ dentist gloves break a lot when cleaning and the normal washing up gloves aren't long enough and after one use they...
  15. E

    OCD or something else? :(

    Hi everyone, I posted on this forum a while back but have not been active here since then. I am once again just trying to get some feedback. I have dealt with OCD since I was around 12 or so (I'm 24 now). It started with my handwriting. I would constantly focus on the perfection of anything...
  16. C

    I can't stop cleaning my ears

    Hi, This is my first post in this forum and I really need an advice. I feel desperate and scared. I'm 20 and I've never been diagnosed with OCD, but I have had mayor depression, anorexia and generalized anxiety. Months ago, a flea got into my ear and I could get it out easily (because I felt and...
  17. A

    What do you do during a psychotic episode?

    I was at work yesterday, and starting having probably the worst psychotic episode i've had in 2-3 years. I was hallucinating like crazy, they started to look more real than reality did. I got really paranoid. I was crying hysterically. Having panic attacks because I was so scared. A customer...
  18. L

    Hi, I am new here

    I don't know whether to post it in the 'depression' or 'personality disorder' subforums so I just post it here. Hi. I am a 24 year old male from germany. I am poor. Extremely poor. I am unemployed for 3.5 years. I am unable to go to university because I don't have the qualifications to do so...
  19. nonotme

    rotton eggs.

    not sure what I have eaten but I have really bad wind :yuck::yuck::yuck::yuck::yuck::yuck::yuck::yuck::yuck::yuck::yuck::yuck::yuck::yuck::yuck::yuck::yuck::yuck::yuck::yuck: windows open and it still...
  20. D

    OCD And Routine

    Hello, I am in this section of the forum because in addition to other mental health challenges, OCD is a major issue for me especially with regards to routine and organization. I often feel like if my routine is interrupted, it throws my entire day off balance. I often have a "Daily Agenda" that...
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