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    Forum Moderators here:

    We’re very sorry about your husband and understand you must be going through a very difficult and challenging time. But we’re also very glad to read you’re having therapy for OCD. And please don’t think ever you’re ever alone, OCD Action is here to support you.

    If you want to talk to someone who understands OCD, you can also contact the OCD Action Helpline – our Helpline volunteers provide confidential information and support for people with OCD. Most volunteers have personal experience of OCD; all understand how it can impact your entire life.

    Contact our Helpline by:

    • phone: 0300 636 5478
    • email:

    You can also find out about support groups on our website. These offer a safe place where you can talk openly about OCD and support other people too. Our information about UK-based groups can be found here:

    If you don’t live in the UK, you can look for groups near you on the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) website. Look in the section “Find Help” and then under “Listing Types”, choose “Support Groups”:

    And please remember that you’re never alone – OCD Action is here to help and support you.

    Best wishes,

    Forum Moderators