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Posted on: 28th July 2014 by: Joel

Rose Bretécher is a 28-year-old writer with OCD. When she was 15-years-old she started experiencing obsessive sexual thoughts which took over her mind for a decade. Rose has now written a tragicomic memoir about her life with OCD, which she is crowd-funding through Unbound. You can pledge... Read more

Posted on: 22nd July 2014 by: Olivia

Rose Bretécher is a 28-year-old writer with OCD. When she was 15-years-old she started experiencing obsessive sexual thoughts which took over her mind for a decade. Rose has now written a tragicomic memoir about her life with OCD, which she is crowd-funding through Unbound. You can pledge... Read more

Posted on: 15th July 2014 by: Olivia

My name is Andrew, I’m 25 and I live in Durham. I first noticed traits of OCD when I was on a history trip in 2005. There were black walls through this building and I had to touch every part of the wall or something terrible would happen. I self diagnosed really, because I wanted to keep... Read more

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Posted on: 23rd June 2014 by: Eskimo

Hi All,

So sitting here after a terrible weekend of OCD.

I went away for the first time in ages and it appeared that my stress and OCD had decided to come along with me. I have contamination fears and have had them now for around 8 years. I can't believe it's been that long.... Read more

Posted on: 27th May 2014 by: Philbro

My name is Philip and I am 16. I was diagnosed with OCD three years ago, although it started manifesting itself about 6 months before that. I see now that I have always been quite OCD, but when I was twelve I began getting extremely compulsive thoughts. My OCD used to, and to some extent... Read more

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