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If You Could Prevent Yourself From Developing OCD, Would You?

Now this question is a tricky one and will most probably elicit a differing answer from every person you ask. For me, I’d say no and the reasoning behind this is not as straightforward as the answer. OCD is a torturous disorder. It infects the mind and has you left feeling like a puppet trapped in a… Continue reading If You Could Prevent Yourself From Developing OCD, Would You?

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5 Ways To Support Someone With OCD

OCD from an outsider’s perspective can definitely be tricky to understand, even at the best of times. Heck, even my OCD baffles me at times and I live with it 24/7. Watching someone you love and care about go through something so distressing, that most of the time you probably can’t even see (e.g. intrusive… Continue reading 5 Ways To Support Someone With OCD

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Helping Parents Understand OCD

Hey there. You may have come across this post via your son/daughter, you may be a young person yourself looking for a way to help your parents understand or maybe you’re a parent looking to further widen your understanding of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder to help aid your child in their recovery. If so, then I hope… Continue reading Helping Parents Understand OCD

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OCD and Siblings

For me, I find that I really worry about my sister catching onto some of my OCD tendencies. I’m completely aware that you can’t necessarily teach someone to have OCD, but if she sees me tapping walls or whatever ritual she may see me doing I worry that she may start doing the same. This… Continue reading OCD and Siblings