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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

Posted on: 15th May 2014 by: MarySwanson42

The following is from my manuscript, "Living with OCD".

I was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder at the age of fifteen.  The rituals took over my life.  If I wasn’t counting how many times I turned a light switch off and on, then I was constantly washing my hands until... Read more

Posted on: 11th March 2014 by: Anonymous (not verified)

My name is Andrew; I am a 39 year old living in Gloucestershire. I work full time as an Electronic Engineer, as well as this I have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

The OCD that I have is predominantly checking. I have found in the past that I have broken door handles by turning... Read more

Posted on: 11th March 2014 by: ImoP

My name is Lois; I am 16 years old and live in Kent. I am currently still at school, however I also have OCD.

I have had many OCD fears over my time but the most prominent has been hair oriented. It would usually take me about 5 hours before I could get my hair tied up to a point... Read more