Rick’s OCD Story

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My name is “Rick”. I’m 35 years old and have had OCD since as far back as I can remember. Each OCD form would end only to be replaced by another form. One of the early forms involved praying. I would say my prayers at night, make a ‘mistake’, say them again, make a ‘mistake’, etc. This would go on for a couple of hours and then I’d fall asleep and wake up and have … 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…