Deb -a Poem

is she stupid? shining down on me a vision dances perfect, her wisdom innocent she tries to free the parts i keep sheltered, locked behind the doors, safe where no one dares to peer she fears no retribution from my other side the dark place the place where monsters dine on day old news the place where words bring insightfulness to a world smattered with bloodshed and hatred i keep this all inside my attitude … The Story Continues…

Lisa (from NY)’s OCD Story

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Lisa’s Battle with OCD OCD first intruded into my life when I was a teenager. It began as obsessions with my body, primarily my nose and my weight. I couldn’t stand the sight of my nose and I would wear sunglasses (even indoors) to cover up what I thought was a monstrosity of a face. In my late teens, the obsessions with my appearance were replaced with gay obsessions. I suddenly had this intense fear … The Story Continues…

Jean’s OCD Story

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Hi, My name is “Jean” and I have been suffering from OCD since I was 6 years old but was never diagnosed with it until my 20’s. I would have these awful obsessions and didn’t understand why and with time they turned into checking rituals, and hand washing rituals…and then to religious rituals…reading my Bible all the time and praying praying…I also suffer from major depression….then at 19 a even worse of a nightmare of … The Story Continues…