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tabbykitten

tabbykitten

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Apologies to non UK forum members as they will not know of what I speak.
TV show called Gogglebox with members of the public filmed in their own homes watching and commenting on various TV programmes. Entertaining but the usual reality TV rubbish.
One of the programmes discussed this week was called "Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners". Another reality TV load of twaddle. Unmissable though. Someone who is obsessive about cleaning and might or might not have OCD is sent to a home where the owner is living like a pig in muck - so you can guess where my sympathies lie!

Anyway, two of the ladies on Googlebox were saying "OCD - Over Cleaning Disorder" Noooooooo!!!!!! What chance do sufferers have when the general public just don't understand what they are going through. No way am I OCD but I am a compulsive cleaner. Totally totally different situations!!!!

OK getting down off my soap box now:evil:
 
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Mastiff mom

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I feel the same, Tabby, on network crime shows bipolars are represented as being potentially violent, even murderous. Bipolars get a bad rap in the media here in the u.s. And I rarely divulge my diagnosis to anyone.
 
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sci31A

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My brother has OCD it can be a difficult thing to live with, and can become trying at times to be around him.

But I don't mind.
 
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