Mark’s OCD Story

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I am sharing my story about obsessive compulsive disorder because I feel it is good to share with others to help them understand, especially if they are suffering too. The first episode of OCD that I recall was when I was a youngster, about 9 or 10. The thought kept running through my mind that I may hurt my parents. My dad kept his rifles and a pistol in his room and I would never … The Story Continues…

Ryan’s OCD Story

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My name is Ryan and I have OCD. I believe that I have had subtle symptoms for most of my life. Not the type that can incapacitate you, but odd little quirks. I was a fearful child and had a great deal of anxiety about my life and anything changing in it. The couple of quirks that come to mind are having to take either an odd or even number of cold cuts when making … The Story Continues…

Cara’s OCD Story

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My Perfect OCD As a child I didn’t know I had OCD and didn’t know that the way I behaved was not normal. I always used to have a little spot in my dresser where I kept my disaster kit in case there was a tornado. I lived in NH and they don’t even have tornadoes there so I don’t know where I got the idea for that (Wizard of Oz maybe?). Anyway – I … The Story Continues…