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Emotional contamination

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Darby

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I've just discovered the OCD that mainly affects me and it's called emotional contamination and it's driving me insane. I literally don't know what to do, as I believe if I ever get to see a therapist again they'll not have a clue what emotional contamination is.

I'm unsure of what I can do.
 
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Darby

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and there's only so much information on it, like a few articles.
 
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How would you describe it for yourself? That's the important thing, in my view.
 
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Darby

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How would you describe it for yourself? That's the important thing, in my view.
You mean how would I explain it to myself and then it's easier to tell someone else?
 
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EstherRose94

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What is emotional contamination in your own experience? Idk what it is, I’ve never heard that phrase.
 
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EstherRose94

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Just kidding it was a google search away lol. Any professional can probs do what I just did and find enough info to start helping you out ☺ In any case explaining your personal experience of it to them will do just as well. I think that within OCD the thought processes of and treatments for the different types would be similar.
 
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