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    frajh
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      Everyone feels that ‘waiting’ sensation in one was or another, especially related to anxiety…the feeling is dread. People always use the term dread to describe when they aren’t looking forward to something or can’t be bothered to go somewhere but true dread is just a feeling, a feeling of waiting for impending doom. It is quite intresting reading about it as it just sounds like an old time word but so accurately encompasses the feeling I thibk you are referring to.

      I find this feeling common when I am recovering from a specific set of OCD thoughts….I am infact right now living with this feeling funnily enough. Often people who have ocd refer to it as being part of the back door spike…like the comedown of an OCD spike.

      I am sorry to hear you living with this with all of the other stresses you have in your life at the moment! And I hope you are feeling a bit better at the moment as I know this post was a few weeks ago!

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