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Hey. As my username says, I'm a hot mess. Ive suffered OCD anxiety and depression for at least a decade now and I'm only 25. I've having trouble lately finding reasons to keep living. Reasons to keep fightin. My main ones are God and my babies. Ocd has destroyed me. Changed me into someone I don't know. I used to be girly and do my make up and dress nice and stuff. But I find it hard to shower and eat now. Its really becoming difficult. Ive tried everything. Every SSRI almost. Therapy. Nothing helps. Im starting to feel like there no hope for my recovery. Hope I can find support here.
 
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Hiya and :welcome: to the forum. I am surprised that therapy didn't help -- what kind did you have? Is the depression caused by the OCD?

I'm not sure if its avaiable still, but there is a book I recommend called "Emotional Hijacking" by Marlene Schneider Potter. She has written it in very simple language and with larger print as she knows that people with MH difficulties often struggle with walls of text. It can really help, it did me (diagnosed with bipolar). Just a thought.
 
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I want to add that I have many blessings in life. I have hope in my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and that he will either heal me or lead me to what kind of medicine and therapy I need and I will overcome this OCD someday. Therapy was difficult for me and it was extremely hard to talk about the things that go on inside my head. I'm hoping to find a new therapist.
 
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That is a copy of your first post - did you forget to write a post underneath? Its easily done.
 
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