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Anyone have obsessions about what something tastes or looks like

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Ocean117

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I get these weird fixations on the unknown . Like what something may taste like or look like that I don’t want to taste or see at all nor do I care about eg like an onion but also other things that would scare me like taste of dirt.( these are things I honestly don’t care about and as soon as anxiety goes it goes with it ) Is this something anyone else experiencing we
 
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3howards

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Even if your obsessive intrusive thought isn’t common it still is.... it’s like the matrix when neo saw the agents as just coding .. green letters and numbers .. it is what it is.... thoughts created by a chemical imbalance ....it’s not you.. it’s like someone stuck a video tape in your head of weird stuff, background noise....shrug your shoulders when it acts up.... yeah, yeah ocd .... like I care what dirt tastes like!....tell your ocd to go to hell.....

My shrink at the v.a was telling me I was .. man can’t think of the psychiatric term .... but a more severe mental illness because I talk about ocd as a conscious intelligent being.. and I do that just to cope.... I like telling ocd off once in a while.... use your intelligence to fight off ocd.... two of the people with ocd I met in the psych ward had genius IQ’s.... your probably really smart.... you can control your ocd .. your greater than it, and smarter than a chemical imbalance.... your chemical imbalance has limitations .. you don’t....

When you could care less about ocds weird What things that you don’t care about look or smell like.... it will fade away.. believe me....ocd does give up after awhile when you don’t Let it get to you.... I don’t like surpressing ocd like they teach.... take it head on and kick it’s ass....

Threehowards
 
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Orangeade

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I get these weird fixations on the unknown . Like what something may taste like or look like that I don’t want to taste or see at all nor do I care about eg like an onion but also other things that would scare me like taste of dirt.( these are things I honestly don’t care about and as soon as anxiety goes it goes with it ) Is this something anyone else experiencing we
Have you spoken to a doctor about this? Or an ocd specialist? They might have more incite into this? Sending you love x
 
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