Help. Are these still intrusive thoughts?

14 June 2019 - 12:37

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I am reading a self-help book that says: “Intrusive thoughts. They are uninvited thoughts that jump into the mind and do not seem to be a part of the ongoing flow of intentional thinking.” 

And this triggered me so badly because most of the time my Intrusive Thoughts are in connections with my thoughts like i get triggered for some reason and I will be thinkig “i hope x will not happen” and then I get intrusive thoughts like “i hope x will happen” or that I want x to happen or that I wanted to have the bad thoughts on purpose.

Are these kind of thoughts still intrusive?

9 September 2019 - 19:48

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yes they areany thought thats egodystonic, pops up because you don't want it to/ theres something scaring you/triggering you into thinking it AND comes along with anxiety is an intrusive thought

11 September 2019 - 18:10

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yes those are intrusive thoughts. i too would get a thought you want to do this. when i don’t. it just tricks our minds 

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