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    Do I need to increase fluoxetine dose?

    Hi, I’ve been on 20mg Fluoxetine for my HOCD/POCD/ROCD for 3 months now, and the intensiveness of thoughts went down after the first 4 weeks and I had around 6-8 weeks where it wasn’t too bad... now I feel like it’s wearing off and I’m starting to struggle quite badly again. Should I increase...
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    ROCD and long distance relationship, can anyone relate please?

    Hi so I’ve been dealing with ROCD/POCD/HOCD for some time now and in a couple of weeks I’ll be moving to London for an incredible job opportunity, the only thing is that my girlfriend is moving FROM London back up north to where we’re from (so essentially swapping around). My ROCD is already...
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    Really struggling right now, please can anyone help?

    Hi so I started on 20mg Fluoxetine (Prozac) almost 3 weeks ago now and I’d say I don’t really think they’re doing anything. The first few days was more of a placebo effect of me thinking they’re working and then it just went back to normal again.. anyway I’m really struggling right now with my...
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    losing the will..has anyone ever had this obsession before?

    Hi so I’ve recently started Fluoxetine 20mg for the first time ever 7 days ago to help with severe POCD/HOCD/ROCD (I’m a lad), don’t really know if it’s working much yet although I did have a couple of really obsession free days last weekend. Anyway, one of my Hocd triggers a while ago was a...
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    Please help..If anyone could answer I’d be so so grateful! (HOCD/POCD/ROCD)

    Hi I’m not going to go into great detail about my history and situation because I feel like I’ve done this before and I’m so exhausted now, I just would like to ask a few questions to anyone who can help me. 1. How do you break the cycle in terms of not having the thoughts but remembering you...
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    Black Mirror HOCD trigger? Anyone relate?

    Hi, I just watched the new Black Mirror episode Striking Vipers and it essentially follows a married man who turns out to be gay with one of his friends and has been lying to his wife/kids for some time. This is like one of my core fears of happening, something that I often think that I don’t...
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    Can anyone relate/fully get their life back?

    I’m in a really bad place at the moment and I’ll just summarise my situation... Mild/Normal social anxiety until last summer when me and my girlfriend spent time apart due to university commitments. Started with HOCD thoughts but didn’t take over my life...until Xmas when I finally plucked...
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    Has anyone ever got over this? (HOCD/ROCD/POCD)

    Hello, so around a year ago my general anxiety took a completely different turn when I started to spend large amounts of time apart from my girlfriend due to work/university commitments.. during this time I started to feel quite lost and developed mild HOCD which would come and go once in a...
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    Need Help - OCD/depression is breaking me inside

    I’ve spoke before about HOCD/ROCD/POCD symptoms developing over the last 8 months and getting progressively worse, however in the last week they’ve all seemed to come crashing down on me at once, I can’t get 5 minutes peace, my head just feels so weighty 24/7 and it’s making me a wreck, it’s...
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    Breaking point with all types of OCD.

    Hi, I am 21 and a student. I have been dealing with general anxiety for around 2 years, until last summer when I started to get intrusive thoughts quite often. I then went to back to university for my third year, and was living with strangers and so isolated myself in my room. My girlfriend also...
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    Do I have hocd or I am lesbian?

    I have a question I always said that I am 100% heterosexual person and didn't even think about being homosexual I always liked boys more and I had crushes on them multiple times there were some situations that I didn't tell them that I love them Boys always made me aroused and I wanted to be in...
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    HOCD relapse :( scared and alone

    So basically when I was 16 i am now 23 I use to fantasise about incest I’m not really sure why but it seemed to be what I was into at the time anyway after a good time masturbating to this one day in the moment I seemed to have a same sex thought which popped into my head which I assume or my...
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    HOCD relapse :( scared and alone

    I have had hocd since i was 16 im now 22 and im a guy but i have had periods where it has gone or been less effective and i have been able to shrug the intrusive thoughts i would get, id say for the last 3 years i have been fine and kept my intrusive thoughts under control until last night when...
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    HOCD thoughts subsiding, compulsions decreasing, but libido still gone

    I have dealt with HOCD for two months now, and while the thoughts are starting to go away, and the compulsive checking has almost stopped entirely, one issue remains. My libido and ability to get physically aroused still hasn't returned. It has me incredibly worried. Before this I loved talking...
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    HOCD relapse?

    Hello all, just got some stuff on my mind that I want to get off my chest as I usually find that posting on forums helps with anxiety.. Not necessarily to seek reassurance (only very partly, I know it's bad to do that but still), but laying out all my thoughts helps me keep calm, and I find it...
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    HOCD is ruining my life

    I am 26 year old straight male who by my own admission, has always had a high libido, and a collection of kinks (incest, bondage, domination/submission, etc). Recently however, one of those random kinks suddenly began driving me crazy. I had a thought of myself as a woman during sex once during...
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    My TOCD story

    I’m so scared... So I’m a 19 year old girl (I hope), and my TOCD is taking over everything. It feels like I just switched personality somehow. This is my story. As very young child I loved black and dark things, and my parents kind of didnt really treat me like a specific gender. By that I...
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    Hocd or bi? Please help

    Hi everyone, I have recently been going through a really tough couple of weeks with anxiety. I’ve always been an anxious person and I have had hypochondria in the past, obsessed with worries I have cancer or their illnesses. Recently my worries has focused on being gay, or what if I’m gay. I’d...
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    Is this tocd?

    I feel so frustrated with this tocd type thing. I want a girlfriend but none of the girls I like even know I exist at least that's how it feels. Today in gym when we were playing volleyball I went to get the ball as it went over to the girls side. I looked up to see the girls feeling a sense of...
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    Hocd, please tell me I will get through this

    Hi, I am a 19 year old girl who has been suffering from what I hope is still hocd, this is going to be a long post so I would appreciate any kind of answer (keep it nice please) All my life from a very young age I've had what is known as histrionic personality disorder, never paid attention to...
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