Personal Stories

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Posted on: 7th March 2014 by: ImoP

My name is Geoffrey; I am 50 years old and live in Hertfordshire. I work as a minibus driver for a disabled and partially sighted charity. As well as that I have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

I have had many different forms of OCD, however they have all been to prevent people... Read more

Posted on: 18th February 2014 by: ImoP

My name is James; I am 26 years old and work as a landscape gardener. As well as this I have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

The OCD I have is pure O.I have in the past found myself falling into a deep depression, due to my repetitive thoughts, and my fears of not being able to... Read more

Posted on: 13th February 2014 by: Joel

“my new cleaner is great, she’s soooo OCD!”

“Oi, get the cat off my sofa, I’m OCDish about that”

“I’ll double check the door is locked, I’m a bit OCD about security”.

We here this sort of thing more and more often. It seems like all of a sudden everyone is “a bit OCD” or... Read more

Posted on: 11th February 2014 by: Joel

Hi, my name is Jo, I’m a volunteer here at OCD Action and I am thrilled to say that I have recovered from a life-time of debilitating OCD.

Today, at 34, I am no longer a slave to OCD; I no longer feel like a prisoner of my own mind; I no longer hate existing, OCD  no longer dictates... Read more

Posted on: 11th February 2014 by: ImoP

My name is Kate. I am 21 years old and studying at university. As well as my studies I also have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

My OCD is a combination of different things that affect me every day, these include; numbers, repetitions, and even how I get dressed. My days are lost in... Read more