Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a pattern of unreasonable thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead you to do repetitive behaviors (compulsions), which interfere with daily activities and can cause severe stress. You may feel the need to try and stop or ignore the OCD but that will just increase your anxiety. Eventually you will feel the … Continue reading Common Symptoms of OCD
I chose to believe that most of the people who say these things are saying them because they are unaware, or truly think they are being helpful. It is in that spirit that I write this blog. I’d love to have OCD then I’d be more organized, and my home would be tidy. Not all … Continue reading 7 Things You Should NEVER say to a person with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
“Normal is Illusion. What is normal for the spider is chaos for the fly.”
I was asked this question a few weeks ago by an expecting mother. The fear of passing on the mental illness that plagued her everyday life was causing a lot of stress – something you are supposed to avoid if pregnant! So here’s my answer dear friend. Children do not develop OCD due to how … Continue reading Will I Pass My OCD On To My Children?