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    wannabefree
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      Why does the need to check something,  actually become stronger, the more  I check it?!?!

      It does,  Doesn’t it? It’s ridiculous… And yet…

      If I never check, sure, I could make mistake,  but as I  am so vigilant anyway, the risk is gonna be very low. But doing it right first time, then checking once, is brilliant,  as long as it stops there. With Ocd we have that little voice inside us, pushing us to be 110% perfect. Others around us don’t need to be…

      Can we extend that right to ourselves?

      Even if only for the next few minutes, hours, days ahead.

      I’ll risk it if you will…

      Wannabe

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        Hi:

        We’re sorry you’re going through a difficult time with OCD and we want you to know that OCD Action offers several types of support for you.

        You can contact the OCD Action Helpline and Email Service to talk to or email someone who understands OCD.

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        If you don’t live in the UK, look for groups near you on the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) website. Under “Find Help”, choose “Listing Types”, then “Support Groups”: https://iocdf.org/

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

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