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Posted on: 3rd March 2016 by: Stuart B

I have long wanted to write an article about my constant struggle with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder to offer hope to others who suffer. 

I was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in February 2008 just before my university finals. In the 8 years since, I have graduated,... Read more

Posted on: 10th February 2016 by: Sahay


I am Sahay (not my real name) and I am from India. I suffered from mild  OCD for 4 years. It started in 2010 and lasted till 2014. My OCD was mainly the 'checking' type (i.e door knobs, gas stove knobs, checking mails again and again before sending to see if I am really... Read more

Posted on: 19th January 2016 by: Olivia

I was diagnosed on a sunny day in San Francisco, California. I should be at school that day. It’s a Thursday of November 2013, four days after I had my meltdown at my aunt’s house. My fear of contaminants and intrusive thoughts from my school had made me unable to function at all. OCD may... Read more

Posted on: 7th January 2016 by: PKS

Hello Guys and Girls,

I am a straight male obsessing that I am Gay and it’s been 2 months now since this OCD struck me. I have done all the usual compulsions of ignoring the thoughts, reading up articles on the internet, taken a lot of sexual orientation tests, watched Gay Porn to... Read more

Posted on: 25th November 2015 by: Archie Roach

Time to tell the truth. I have suffered from OCD. It began when I was young, I couldn't even sleep when I had anxiety, I used to obsess and worry about the possibility of a burglary, I couldn't even sleep. But then I went to the United States, this is when my OCD really began. I obsessed... Read more