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'Understanding the nature of OCD is the first step to separating it from your true self...'
'Understanding the nature of OCD is the first step to separating it from your true self...'

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Originally posted on someonewithocd:Before I had OCD, I have to admit I was one of those people guilty of thinking OCD is all about keeping things tidy and making sure things are in a neat line. Not that you want to know a lengthy life story about me, but…

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Intrusive harming thoughts A lot of kids experience intrusive harming thoughts but easily disregard them. Some kids however pay too much importance to their unpleasant thoughts and become fearful that they will harm someone, or that they themselves will…

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Opt-in OR Opt-out Welcome to my new blog post! This time the focus is on maternal obsessions, checking and pure-o and how an effective opt-out strategy can help with recognizing triggers, managing obsessions and resisting compulsions. Maternal obsessions…

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UNWANTED SEXUAL THOUGHTS - 9 Coping Strategies - Obsessive Compulsive Awareness

Welcome to my fourth guest blog for Scott Schneider’s ‘Blog Out of The Darkness’ which discusses CBT techniques with exposure response prevention that helps challenge and defeat unwanted sexual thoughts. Obsessions While some people experience thoughts…

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This is my third guest post – MAGICAL OBSESSIONS – for Scott Schneider’s ‘Blog Out of the Darkness’ which looks at a cognitive and behavioural strategy that can help a family better manage obsessional thoughts and compulsions within the home. Magical…

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Double-checking Many people routinely check that doors and windows are locked; that their health is fine; or check to see if their random thoughts are anything to be concerned about. This is rational concern. When this is done repeatedly and heightened…

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Pure-Obsessional Disorder (also known as pure-o) occurs when compulsions are not openly acknowledged or displayed. In other words, while ritualising and neutralising behaviours such as checking and hand-washing are commonly seen in those with typical…

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Originally posted on morethanmydiagnoses:In 2008, I started to do some research into OCD. I was pretty sure that the weirdness I have had my whole life was OCD, but I do things properly, so I researched the clinical diagnosis for OCD. I then went to my GP…

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Originally posted on My OCD Voice:There are broad amounts of ways OCD can manifest itself. OCD can create a fear of almost anything, even something as simple as colors. Yes, colors.  A common color people with OCD fear is red. Red can have an association…

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Originally posted on banksielife:So today I met with my pastor who has been counselling me through so much including my OCD for the past 4 years and as usual he reminded me that I am not responsible for the actions or burdens of the people around me, I am…
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