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    Does your husband understand your OCD?

    Hi guys, this is my first post here. I suffer from OCD for more than 15 years. When I got married it almost passed, I was better and almost not having strange thoughts. The last year things got worse, and I am now with more obsessive behaviours as ever. My husband noticed I got worse and he...
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    Is this OCD? I need help!

    I'm beginning to question my sanity. I feel scared and doubt this is OCD. My question is in regard to my theme and whether it is OCD at all or not. My theme has been on physical fighting, being attacked, and physical altercations for the last two years or so. I have had OCD off and on for...
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    Obsessive Googling

    Hi, I’ve never been to a therapist so I haven’t been diagnosed but I’ve had OCD tendencies for about six years now. The intensity of it has fluctuated but recently, it’s become a nightmare. I basically have to google EVERYTHING. It started with celebrities that I would hear about or see on TV...
  4. K

    Please help with intrusive thoughts about cheating!!!

    throughout the years I have had regular OCD, sexual OCD and then for probably for freaking 6 or 7 years I have had religious OCD. That was the roughest one because I could spent 6 hours a day thinking and obsessing about it. And I never realized it was OCD! I just thought I was a bad Christian...
  5. vulch

    OCD and Tics?

    i recently got into watching youtubers and documentaries of people who suffer conditions i have so i don't feel so alone, and a lot of people described having tics in almost exact ways i have had them before (ex: jerking up/back of the neck, smacking my chest, clapping the hands) and while i...
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    OCD and taboos

    Hello! I live in a small country in Europe, so when I'm searching things about OCD in my language, there are only a few definitions. I think that doctors also treat it only through superficial definitions which are written in medical books. In English, there are some interesting examples which...
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    OCD NON VERBAL AUTISM MEDICATION

    I am a parent of an adult autistic person who is nonverbal and has severe OCD that exacerbates insomnia and it seems the cycle just feeds and repeats it makes it really difficult I'm not only my son but whoever his caregiver is at the time. I'm hoping to find someone who might share information...
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    Sexual OCD

    Hello everyone, First time posting here. I’m incredibly embarassed and not sure what to do anymore with my OCD. I seem to have quite a bit of sexual OCD. A situation triggered it yesterday and it’s still on my mind. Sometimes I get sexual intrusive thoughts, forget about them, and then...
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    OCD and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Hello. I was just wondering if Cognitive Behavioral Therapy has helped anybody here? I'm currently in therapy and that is the path we are taking, but it takes a lot of brain power and causes a lot of intense anxiety filled moments in my day. I feel like between that, and my medications, it is...
  10. S

    OCD in dating concerning AIDS and other STIs

    I will not repeat my entire history here, as it probably is quite known already, but I am a male who is still single/virgin at 30. I already have a lot of problems in dating and social interactions. However, since I was around perhaps 10 or 11 or so, I remember in sexual education having to...
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    Hello I'm new and I desperately need advice please

    Hello everybody, I'm new. I'm pretty sure I might have OCD but I'm also afraid I might only be imagining it, so I'm confused. That's why I'm here. English isn't my first language, but I like it, so things should be ok! What I am sure of is that I've been a huge hypochondriac for half my life...
  12. M

    Setraline & Xaggitin XL

    Hi I couldn't see a forum for medications but need a response or two who has taken these. Setraline I've been taking for 3 months for my Anxiety and OCD and Xaggitin XL I've been on for nearly two weeks now for my recently diagnosed ADD. The side effects I'm having at the moment are weird. I...
  13. K

    I feel exhausted, i don't want to fight OCD anymore

    Hi friends! I suffer from OCD, which seems to be pure O or fear-based. I wouldn't have much trouble if thoughts were targetting me as a victim like it used to be, but they always hit my weak spots, in this case, my family. My OCD is constantly mutating into new obsessions from harm (which...
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    OCD fear of being poisoned and dying

    I had enjoyed a full year free from OCD without the needs of meds or psychiatric therapy, but over a week ago I got stressed out in College and I had a chaotic episode and now my OCD thoughts are back. I decided to rewatch my favorite series Breaking Bad on Netflix because of the spinoff movie...
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    Is there a disorder that is the opposite of anxiety and OCD?

    So I have many relatives and family members who seem to act like what seems to me the opposite of anxiety and OCD. In other words, it is almost extreme carelessness combined with getting angry at people who voice concerns about their behaviour. For example, I have many family members who refuse...
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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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    Crippling anxiety due to things that didn’t really happen (false memories?)

    Hi all, note before reading: I have been going to therapy, had to stop but am going back next week, and on meds, before someone suggests all that Hi...this is my first time posting in here and really any forum so bare with me, and if I don’t make sense, I know some things might sound crazy...
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    Schizoaffective in denial of medication

    Hi everyone, I was diagnosed with Schizoaffective disorder with bipolar and obsessive features with PTSD (ahhhh mouthful and a half). Had a psychotic episode in 2017 and I’m 23 now. Whoever reads this will be the first to know I’m not taking my medication as prescribed as I just really don’t...
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    Losing all hope in ever getting better - family makes getting therapy pointless.

    I need advice because I don't know what to do anymore. All my options are closing and it feels like I am barely breathing and I'm losing all hope in getting better ever... but I can't take this pain anymore. I just can't keep living like this. I hate myself so much and just thinking about...
  20. A

    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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