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ocd obsessive compulsive

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    Need help today. New to forum and having trouble.

    My story, I had bad anxiety about some obsessive thoughts over my vision about 6 weeks ago and was put on trazodone at night 50mg and setraline at morning 50mg. After being on both for a month at that dose the doc upped me to 100mg of each 5 days ago because i was still feeling kind of bad...
  2. S

    My sister is severely depressed and has social anxiety

    Hello, My sister has suffered from severe depression and social anxiety for 6 years now. She has barely left home in those 6 years. The odd occasions she went out was for doctor appointments, which my parents had to sort-of force her to go to (for her diabetes). After she turned 19 the...
  3. K

    I want to die

    I can’t take it anymore I want to end it all my mum just said she hates me cuz of my depression and ocd
  4. M

    Effexor for OCD

    Hi guys, Does anyone take Effexor XR for OCD and have positive experiences with it? I am on 225 mg right now and am going to go up to 375 mg. I have depression, anxiety, and OCD and so far the medicine is not giving me much relief from anything. Thanks.
  5. M

    Breathing Sensorimotor OCD anyone have any advice?

    Hi guys, I am new to the forums. I have had a sensorimotor obsession with my breathing for a few years now. I have tried a couple different medications and nothing has fully helped the situation. I am on effexor now and am going to go up to 375 mg. Does anyone have helpful advice on how to cope...
  6. M

    Experiencing abuse for over five years

    Hello, I'm 26 and a doctoral student. In 2013, I was diagnosed with OCD and emetophobia. My life has changed ever since. My mother and I keep arguing over banalities on a daily basis. She's not okay with the man I chose to be my partner. My boyfriend and I have been dating for over five years...
  7. O

    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...
  8. K

    should I stop covering my self harm scars?

    hi hope everyone is doing well today! I've got something I would like your input on: I feel like I'm at a place were I can finally stop self harming, I haven't done it for over 2 months! I don't know whether I should stop covering them or keep hiding them. I'm leaning towards not covering them...
  9. T

    Question about ocd

    Can ocd / intrusive thoughts trick you so what I mean buy this is that can it make you hate stuff you like and like stuff you dont?
  10. naphtali

    Overwhelmed by OCD; any advice?

    Hello, I'm new here so I'm still figuring my way around somewhat-- apologies if I'm not articulating very well. I was diagnosed with OCD in late 2017, after several months of difficult and debilitating symptoms. I'm extremely physically unhealthy, and have been diagnosed with a number of...
  11. naphtali

    Obligatory Introduction Post

    Hello, all. As people have probably figured, I'm new around here. :rofl: You can call me Naphtali. I've struggled on and off with obsessive-compulsive disorder and bipolar disorder for the past few years, was recently diagnosed with OCPD as well. I heard this forum was pretty welcoming and...
  12. T

    Any helps

    Okay so I have been suffering from ocd for quite some time the problem I'm having is now that the things I found sexual i feel like i don't or when I try to think of guys naked or anything I don't generalise I know if I do the thoughts are gonna take over and then I get the thoughts anyway is...
  13. E

    OCD? compulsive self harm

    Alright, I'm just going to name off my crap and hopefully some smart adult will be able to tell me what's up in my mind hole. 1. I have recently started compulsively self harming. I think I might be doing this for attention, because I think I want people to notice...but I really don't know. 2...
  14. W

    Daughter 14 has ocd but new scary things happening

    I have a very sweet 14 year old daughter. She has ocd just some different odd little things she does. Such as when we say grace she has to then pray alone outloud not once but twice. If something or someone interrupts her she gets upsets and starts over. She counts things. Everything she eats is...
  15. P

    Hi everyone

    Just joined, basically I have Aspergers and bad anxiety, was diagnosed with Aspergers at 13 and suffered from anxiety since I was about 14, I was bullied at school because I was different and I think that’s what kicked off the anxiety / ocd. I’m 32 now so for the past 20 years I’ve battled with...
  16. M


    Hi all, I am looking for someone who has experience with this form of OCD who might have a moment or two to talk? Thank you!
  17. Q

    Functioning is beginning to become difficult due to horrible intrusive thoughts

    Functioning is beginning to become difficult due to horrible intrusive thoughts This is really hard to explain and also embarrassing so I’m going to try my best and hope that somebody understands. So this is really unusual for me to post in a public forum something that I’m struggling with, I...
  18. E

    HOCD scared, please help

    Hey everyone, To preface, I'm a 22 yo M, I'm 100% supportive of the LGBT community, and I have been prone to OCD my whole life. I guess before I get to the main point, I might as well say that I've had OCD in some form since the chickenpox outbreak in Fourth Grade. I never got infected, but I...
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    Obsessive Life

    I joined this forum because I couldn't find anything online similar to what I experience. My life is one constant obsession followed by another. Sometimes for a few days, a couple weeks or at times months. I become completely engulfed in what I am doing, usually in a euphoric state and usually...
  20. T

    Going crazy

    I have posted a lot on here and I'm so sorry most of you are probably sick of me but I need some help with what I believe is ocd but I don't really know. To being with i have had several different topics like being being transgender murder rape incest pocd being straight most of these thoughts...