Addiction and Recovery and OCD

Abstinence is as easy to me as temperance would be difficult Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)English Author Addiction and Recovery and OCD Most of us are about as eager to be changed as we were to be born, and go through our changes in a similar state of shock. James Baldwin (1924 – 87), U.S. author. I am recovering from addiction, or alcoholism if you prefer ( alcohol being just the last of a long line of … The Story Continues…

C’s OCD Story

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I know how you all feel, but in a different way. It’s like you can’t believe anything you tell yourself because you might be wrong. Like just the thought or act of doing something wrong is such a big deal. But to me it is. I’m constantly obsessing if I said or did something WRONG. I might say something to someone and the minute I say it I worry that I might have said it … The Story Continues…

Tom’s OCD Story

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The first genuine OCD experience that I can remember happened to me when I was about 6 years old. It happened one morning when I was walking to school and daydreaming. For some reason the topic of God was on my mind (my family was devoutly christian); I was thinking about how we always said we loved God in Sunday school. All of a sudden a thought popped in my head, like a little voice … The Story Continues…