Personal Stories

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Posted on: 8th December 2017 by: Olivia

Last week, BBC Stories published a fantastic video online in which people with anxiety disorders were interviewed about their conditions and how they affect their relationships with others. Two of the people interviewed for the video were couple India and Teo, who spoke about India's OCD... Read more

Posted on: 2nd December 2017 by: JAYNE ALDERMAN

I have been able to eat chips, burgers and other greasy products with my fingers for many years, but at my worst I could not go near cooking oil at all and the worst scenario regarding my OCD now is if someone were to come into my home and cook a meal using cooking oil and then wash up... Read more

Posted on: 29th November 2017 by: Olivia

At OCD Action, we love discovering new blogs which raise awareness of mental health conditions as they can help to reduce stigma, encourage others who are struggling to feel less alone and inform those who may not understand. We were recently approached by blogger Riley Turner, who has... Read more

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