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      I’m so tired of people without OCD being all cheery and saying stuff like “Don’t give up on yourself.” But being out  in public with OCD is much scarier than they think. When I leave my house I start getting nervous and I try to focus on why I want to go out but its so hard. Is this agoraphobia or OCD? I have given up on myself, no matter what people say.


        Yes, cheery types can be annoying. I guess they either don’t understand or are not really bothered.

        But don’t give up, because ocd can be managed, usually with at least some help. Though sometimes it does seem to just go away, in my experience.

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