Living Life

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Life is never what you think, behind closed doors, doing things many hours a day, the feeling that you could lose control again at any minute. The way my life goes one minute all is great and the next all is scary, horrible and time consuming. This is the life of OCD the way it makes you feel, the anxiety it causes and the way we are. I was Diagnosed with OCD at age 12, … The Story Continues…

Brigitte’s Story

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My ocd started when I was about eight. I am now 21 and still have not fully recovered. I have kind of a different kind of OCD, or so I think. I haven’t viewed many stories like mine. I get overwhelmed with worry and anxiety that my mom or dad are going to die when I’m not with them. Such as at work, or a friends, or my boyfriends house for the weekend. I perform … The Story Continues…

Richard’s OCD Story

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I too was diagnosed quite late in life, having first experienced OCD at 8 years of age. When the OCD got worse in my early twenties I began to oscillate between periods of overt ritualistic behaviour and severe depression during which I became ‘immobile’ and, on rare occasions, suicidal. Three separate psychiatrists failed to diagnose OCD (or if they did they weren’t letting me in on the diagnosis) and I eventually endured four years of … The Story Continues…