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I can go through many examples of how OCD has perhaps (can’t state) played a part in my life. From avoiding being transported to a new dimension by carefully moving around objects to having a selfish thought which left me believing I had murdered. It’s been a complex journey which has... Read more
I don’t know when OCD began for me. The earliest memory that I can somewhat relate to it is hearing a phone ringing and panicking someone at the other end was dying. I remember no one else reacting to the sound and being alone in feeling a desperate urge for a parent to answer the call... Read more
When I look back now at the grand old age of 23 I can pinpoint aspects of OCD lingering throughout my childhood. In my bedroom I had a box of toys near my door where some plastic dinosaurs resided. Each night I remember feeling very uneasy and not totally trusting that these dinosaurs... Read more
WRITTEN BY JAYNE ALDERMAN
I am 55 years of age and I have suffered from obsessive, intrusive and racing thoughts since I was a young child, in my early years I had one single thought that used to stick in my brain like super glue and each time this happened it was a struggle to let... Read more
I'm nervous about this but the best time to go ahead with things I'm nervous about is often when I'm too tired to obsess over it.
I have OCD. Not an easy thing to make public and I can hopefully explain why. Once you've told someone that you have obsessive compulsive disorder you... Read more