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jw2000

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Hi. I suffer with OCD. depersonlastion/derealisation. List goes on honestly.

I have periods of time like let's say a month of OCD being somewhat manageable and months where it crippling and unbearable. It's a different them all of the time and it's so painful and time consuming. I really don't feel like I'll get better despite telling myself I will. I'm only getting worse. I'm so scared. I would do anything to erase my past and mental health and live like a normal 21 year old, enjoy life, friends, family, partner etc. None of it seems possible. The simplest of things seem like a dream and that I'm not allowed to be in it. Very few things make me happy now. I can't enjoy anything or anyone. I'm so stuck in my mind, the past etc. And I can't find any relief. I wish it would just stop. I wouldn't wish this on anyone no matter who they are or what they've done. If someone relates and or had OCD please get in touch. Thank you
 
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Hi jw, and welcome to the forum. :)

"List goes on honestly." I felt that one. I don't have major OCD or Depersonalization-Derealization Disorder, but I totally get that feeling of like, having what feels like a laundry-list of disorders. That said, a lot of what you described feeling I can very much relate to. I'd be lying if I said I know things will get better, but, what I do know is that sometimes just venting about stuff can help. That said, my inbox is always open if you ever wanna talk. I hope you find it helpful. Take care!
 
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What treatment are you presently getting? We are here for you
 
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Hello jw2000, welcome to the forum.
 
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Hi jw2000, welcome to the forum I hope you can find the help and advice here that you may need.
 
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I read your post and what stands out is “I would do anything to erase my past and mental health and live like a normal 21 year old”... stop worrying about your past, it’s happened and can’t be changed, embrace your past, it created you, the only person judging you on your past is you, most people (like yourself) are worried about them self and the more intelligent you are the more you criticise yourself, it’s nature... when you truly see that everyone is scared and worried you will realise you don’t have to be so hard on yourself, in-fact you can be silly and take the pee out yourself and you’ll see everyone wishes they could do that... the honest truth is no one knows what there doing or what is truly the right thing, just believe in yourself, you’ll probably start seeing you aren’t weird, everyone else is!!
 
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