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Posted on: 6th November 2017 by: Nathanescu

Just over a year ago I decided to embark on an adventure.I had travelled before, around Europe, but wanted more experience so decided to live and work in Australia. I suffer from OCD and Anxiety, which makes this difficult as I suffer from intrusive thoughts - I often get bad people, such... Read more

Posted on: 18th October 2017 by: Steffi

I can go through many examples of how OCD has perhaps (can’t state) played a part in my life. From avoiding being transported to a new dimension by carefully moving around objects to having a selfish thought which left me believing I had murdered. It’s been a complex journey which has... Read more

Posted on: 17th October 2017 by: Steffi

I don’t know when OCD began for me. The earliest memory that I can somewhat relate to it is hearing a phone ringing and panicking someone at the other end was dying. I remember no one else reacting to the sound and being alone in feeling a desperate urge for a parent to answer the call... Read more

Posted on: 13th October 2017 by: Olivia

When I look back now at the grand old age of 23 I can pinpoint aspects of OCD lingering throughout my childhood. In my bedroom I had a box of toys near my door where some plastic dinosaurs resided. Each night I remember feeling very uneasy and not totally trusting that these dinosaurs... Read more

Posted on: 19th July 2017 by: Anonymous (not verified)


I am 55 years of age and I have suffered from obsessive, intrusive and racing thoughts since I was a young child, in my early years I had one single thought that used to stick in my brain like super glue and each time this happened it was a struggle to let... Read more