intrusive thoughts

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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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    Advice/Help with my OCD

    Hi this is my first time posting here so bare with me :p Sorry if this is too long or short - I just really need help fast I am not diagnosed with OCD, but with my history of compulsive hand washing, germ avoiding, plug checking, repetitive behaviour and intrusive thoughts make it pretty clear...
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    From the U.K

    Right where do I start?... Hi there everybody my name is Annie and I live in London, UK. I have joined this forum board because I am suffering from OCD and intrusive thoughts and I feel very alone with what I am going through. I have basically had these symptoms since I got stalked which was...
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    a form of OCD?

    Hey everyone, I'm new to the forum. I've long suspected that I've experienced some form of OCD over the years: in the form of motor tics, obsessive thinking and intrusive existsntial thoughts. Since I've always been a messy person, I used to think that there's no connection. Anyway, recently...
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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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    Help me, I feel I'm dying. ROCD

    First, sorry for my English, I'm not native speaker. Here is my story. I've been dating with my girlfriend almost 4 years ago. She's an amazing woman (we're 24, almost 25); I've lived a lot of adventures by her side; she thought me a lot of things and an amazing way of living life. I was her...
  7. Ocdthebuginmybrain

    I didn't give into a mental compulsion today...it's the little things.

    Hello, all! So I'm new here but certainly not new to the struggles associated with a mental health disorder. I've had some form of OCD for almost 30 years now. Began with contamination and took about 20 years to get under control....now I mainly suffer from intrusive thoughts, rumination, and...
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    My intrusive thoughts landed me in prison(life sentence)

    I was being watched by the police last year as I had accidentally watched porn with an underage girl. This was not labelled as such, was on a legal site, and I had no idea that she was underage. I’m female too. And I’m attracted to older men not young girls. I had intrusive thoughts which came...
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    rOCD help - intrusive thoughts feel backwards and convincing

    Hello all... first time poster here. I have struggled with OCD thoughts for over 30 years and waves of depression for the last 20. I was officially diagnosed with OCD in February 2017 after having battled scrupulosity for years and after entering my first serious relationship at 37, which I...
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    Scared to buy my first gun..? OCD/rumination/intrusive thoughts

    this might be a long post, so please bear with me. First and foremost, I am pro-gun as the title may suggest, but I have this continuous fear that I’ll be careless with my purchased (AK/AR... to be determined) gun, and do what many other mentally unstable people do. I do not condone mass...
  11. daisydrops91

    Seeking Advice

    Hi Everyone. I'm currently awaiting CBT therapy (going for the second time) and I was wondering if anyone would be able to offer me some advice on the following: I've suffered with anxiety/depression/intrusive thoughts my whole life. I had a bad breakdown in 2011 where I tried to take my own...
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    Intrusive thoughts

    Hi friends! Been a while since a post but I think it’s needed right now. I keep having very bad intrusive thoughts that make me believe I am a bad person. I used to get these a lot, but they were on a different, If not more scary, subject. These thoughts are offensive and things I would never...
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    Thought or voice saying "kill" over and over

    I dont even know where to post this because it seems so messed up. I was obsessing over eye floaters in my eyes over a month ago and it was causing bad anxiety and depression. That then lead to me thinking i had sensorimotor ocd when i read about it, so i started obsessing about the fact that id...
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    Struggling with OCD flare up after mistake

    Hi everyone. I drank too much last week and have hurt my ex in some way, I can’t remember what I did but he’s blocked me on everything saying he’ll contact me when he’s ready, which I understand. I can’t stop thinking that I’ve done something really awful, I can’t talk to any of my friends in...
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    over two years clean, but

    I used to selfharm a few years back. Both my parents had eventually found out, and my dad didn't care (in fact, he used this against me to mock me, but that's another story) but I knew it hurt my mother deeply, so i pushed myself to stop. and I did. Like any addiction, even if you have been...
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    CBT basically "cured" but now im having a relapse, advice from CBT patients only please!

    CBT basically "cured" but now im having a relapse, advice from CBT patients only please! Hi Guys, I will try not to make this post long. Basically Ive been through a lot of things in my childhood and my adult years (Im 26 now). I started CBT three years ago, and let me tell you, when I...
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    Help. Ocd or psychosis?

    I’ve been so crazy lately. Keep googling mental illnesses and thinking I’m hearing my name being whispered but I can’t tell if I am or not. My harm thoughts are horrible too. They make me feel like I have to do it or something and I get anxious as hell, like “what if I have to act on it?” Like...
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    New here

    Hi, I just joined this site. I am 18 years old and from the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago although I’ve watched so much American cable that I sometimes feel American. Anyway, I suffer from OCD and Anxiety along with potential depression. I haven’t gone to a mental health professional...
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    Thinking and hearing "rape"

    How do i stop myself from thinking and hearing rape all the time? It gives me social anxiety and sensitive individuals seem to pick up on it (reading my thoughts.) Im so tired of it and I think my neibors are too. Music doesn't help all the time and I get distracted hearing voices while reading...
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    Intrusive negative feelings about part of body (TRIGGER WARNING)

    My brain is telling me it's stupid, shameful and weird to have this problem, so talking about it is so hard. I feel so pathetic and humiliated. But I need to talk to someone about it... so that's why I'm posting here. It's still extremely difficult, even though it's anonymous. But... I need help...