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Anybody want to chat about coping with OCD? Specifically the O? Lmao

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    • ArdenIris

      504d

      The thing I struggle with the most is paranoia ocd (I dont know if that actually has a name or not?) But basically I'll get thoughts like "if you dont sit or lay in this exact position, someone will come in and be able to choke you to death" or like "Dont sleep, stare at the door to make sure no one comes in". I don't really have a coping mechanism for it though. Since I was 12, I just ignored the thoughts and would end up hurting myself because of it, now my Ocd is way worse from all of the build up that it can literally sometimes be crippling.

    • ArdenIris

      504d

      The thing I struggle with the most is paranoia ocd (I dont know if that actually has a name or not?) But basically I'll get thoughts like "if you dont sit or lay in this exact position, someone will come in and be able to choke you to death" or like "Dont sleep, stare at the door to make sure no one comes in". I don't really have a coping mechanism for it though. Since I was 12, I just ignored the thoughts and would end up hurting myself because of it, now my Ocd is way worse from all of the build up that it can literally sometimes be crippling.

    • Actual.Outlaw

      508d

      I struggle with obsession much more than compulsion. Intrusive thoughts, not being able to move past things that are "bothering" me (I think we know it's much more than bothering lol), feeling like I want to peel my skin off when things aren't going the way I need them to... bleh.

    • Scallop

      509d

      Most of my obsessions tend to come from the fact that im autistic and hyperfixate a lot! Honestly tho i love obsessing over stuff because it makes me so happy and even the simplest things can sometimes remind me of them! For example i really love cartoons and theres this one cartoon i was obsessed with at the time called space goofs and theres a character named stereo and everytime i saw a stereo or heard someone just say that word i instantly get happier cause id start thinking about them! And wow this was way longer than i intended oops

    • keropel

      509d

      I've been dealing with OCD my whole life and figuring out methods to cope. Feel free to send a message so we can talk and help one another out 🙂

    • emptyy

      511d

      for me … it’s organization it drive me crazy when things aren’t a certain way or a certain sound and also time i’m obsessed with the number 5 or 0 so like 5:00 or 5:10 i do anything by 5 and it’s so satisfying to perfectly time what time i’ll get somewhere

      • Elliott_Velvett

        511d

        @emptyy I experience spiritual ocd involving death and numerical witchcraft so I very much get the number thing. I've had "lucky numbers" since I was able to comprehend the concept of numbers, right now I'm obsessing over angel numbers to the point where I spent weeks thinking I need to get my bmi to 11.1 which is very bad cuz that's severely underweight.

    • Elliott_Velvett

      511d

      Me! I'm currently undiagnosed but most definitely have it from my thorough autism powered research lol.

    • bananna

      512d

      me! i was just recently diagnosed and it was a moment of, “oh, yeah that explains things.”

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