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Alice07Hatter

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So I have posted regarding my OCD, very specifically now related to a printed out picture of me in some lingerie as a teenager.
I'm now in my mid twenties, and this is still controlling my life. So it's been about 8 years since I took the picture, printed it and gave it to my ex boyfriend, so why can't I just let it go!!!!
My OCD has got to the point of if I even touch something mildly related to the photo I freak out and shower. So I just made dinner and used a pepper grinder I used while with my ex (who has the photo) then freaking out it could have been attached to the pepper grinder, now it could be on me, if I don't shower then it could fly off me in the house or if I go out, and then get lost and end up in the wrong hands. My main fears revolve around cheating, I get so so worried that I've let someone in my house at night and slept with them, when I clearly check there is no-one before going to bed, I think if the photo gets lost everyone will think Ive given it to people behind my current bfs back even though I was much younger in the picture and my bf knows about it.

I really do feel like I'm going crazy and it's absolutely exhausting to feel like this constantly about something that happened years ago, everyone tells me nothing will come from it etc, but it doesn't make me feel much better ): I often worry about things such as what if it's in my bag, or pocket without me knowing or if it's in my room etc. As I printed out 2 or 3 at the time because the first 2 were a bit dark so sent the third one to my ex and now I think the other one must be somewhere but I can't remember what I did at the time.

Any tips on these kind of thoughts? Cheating OCD or intrusive thoughts?
 
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I also suffer from false memory OCD regarding cheating, and it's so hard.
 
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