Personal Stories

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Posted on: 17th August 2018 by: Oliver

Hi. My name’s Oliver and I have OCD. Not your standard hand washing, cleaning, or even checking locks or counting. I’m going into this assuming you know what OCD is: intrusive thoughts and compulsions. I tend to see my intrusive thoughts as obsessions, thoughts that keep me up at night... Read more

Posted on: 6th August 2018 by: Lisa W

First of all, hello! I'm new here and am so glad to have found somewhere to share my story.

I first noticed the symptoms of OCD when I was 14. My earliest memory was arranging all of my bits and bobs on my bedside table one night in a straight order and making sure that nothing was... Read more

Posted on: 21st June 2018 by: Christina73

Giving big hugs to everybody who suffers from hocd and ocds. Im very sympathetic.  I have also suffered with hocd and other ocds for 10 months. It is a nightmare. I have been through hell! I hate it! 

Posted on: 19th May 2018 by: Olivia

Mental health can be a lonely place when you first start experiencing problems. It is very important to first speak to a doctor if you feel you might be having trouble with your mental health. Getting diagnosed is an important first step and then you can start talking about methods which... Read more

Posted on: 15th May 2018 by: Olivia

I have suffered with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) for over 25 years now, it was only in the later years of my life did I discover how stress played its part and what I had to do to manage it. Back in the day, before I became a freelance illustrator I would use art as a hobby and... Read more