Katie’s Story

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I am 20 years old and in college. I have lived with my obsessive behavior my entire life. It was just this year that I picked up my roommate’s book on mental disorders and discovered with a chilling certainty that I wasn’t alone in this world. I have OCD. I am astonished at the similarities between my obsessions and the obsessions of others on this site. When I was very small, I was obsessed with … The Story Continues…

Lily’s Story

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It started for me in 2003 I was in a bad relationship with someone who wasn’t right for me and I had a lot of repressed anger. One day we were hanging out we went to see a violent movie..Im sensitive to begin with and now I dont watch those things even the news, I felt weird after watching that movie..then after words we went back to his house and watched 2 horror movies which … The Story Continues…

Alison’s Story

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I am a 26 year old Mother of 2. Married. Employed. Have a rather comfortable life. If only my OCD would go away! I remember as a child having panic attacks, never knowing what they were. I remember being overwhelmed by guilt if I did anything wrong. I hated people being mad at me. But OCD never “really” affected my life until after the birth of my second child. It was like I woke up … The Story Continues…