Henry’s Story

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I am a lifer. 45 years of the disease. A ruined life (or should I say a severely compromised life). How good it could have been, if only. . . I function in society, run a business, but feel pain and anguish most of the time. I won’t even try to go through the evolution of my OCD, as I have had probably every conceivable configuration and iteration of the disease, since age 13. Medicine … The Story Continues…

Rosemarie’s Story

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As in the case of many sufferers, OCD has taken on many forms during my life, ranging from compulsive hand-washing to paranoia about AIDS. Then there was, of course, “If I don’t get out of the bathroom within five seconds, my mother will die”, and all that kind of rubbish. The biggest, most destructive and enduring form for me though has been obsessions that my partners have been unfaithful, and seizing upon any tiny little … The Story Continues…

Larry’s Story

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Just want to tell my story. I’m 25 and I’ve had OCD my whole life. First of let me start by saying I have never been treated for OCD. All the progress I have made has come from me making myself stop doing the things I was doing. I still suffer from OCD but not nearly as much as I use to. I have pretty much had OCD for as long as I can remember. … The Story Continues…