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    MartinDixon1
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      Hi there…I like to write down my ocd thoughts even though the thoughts say I am not allowed to! It feels like my ocd has rules I must follow. I am really struggling but hoping to move on shortly and start again. Anyone else like writing OCD thoughts down?

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      johna2
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        If I were you I’d try not to write them down as it could become a compulsive activity. Try rather to let them be and let them go.

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