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dsanchezjr55

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I dont know if its ocd but my thoughts keep on circulating and it gets tiresome. I'll share an example. A few weeks ago a few of my friends brought me a birthday cake. I ended up taking a photo with my parents. My father happened to be wearing a red shirt. Looking back at the photos the contrast of the red shirt made the photo really unbalanced and draws too much attention. I keep on thinking that I shouldve ask if he could wear a more neutral shirt color so that the photo can come out more balanced. Dont know why but this makes me feel really frustrated and my thoughts keep circulating. I feel really embarassed sharing this but would like some advice on how i could deal with these thoughts. I deal with many other similar scenarios like this where I tend to focus on small details and can't seem to shake them off. They keep circulating in my mind. Thanks
 
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Lizaje

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Really difficult to say with just that. If it's lasted for long and the anxiety troubles you, you can go to a doctor.
 
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GongKing

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Do you really care about the shirt color or just the thought itself ?
 
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