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kyliee

803d

do you guys ever have the obsession that your ocd isn’t actually real and that you are just making it up and you had just convinced yourself that it was real? and then compulsions to look up ocd symptoms or research for hours if you are making it up? so frustrating 😳

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    • kyliee

      796d

      @Tayo its so frustrating!! i obsess that i made it all up but why would i do that 😭

    • Tayo

      797d

      All the dang time. And I’ll obsess over doubting my other conditions too. When I brought this up to my therapist, she told me it’s a really common symptom of OCD lol….so when it happens I just try to remind myself of that.

      • kyliee

        796d

        @Tayo its so frustrating!! i obsess that i made it all up but why would i do that 😭

    • Tashy

      802d

      I do! It’s very exhausting to go around and around in my head like that, and then feeling like a fraud when my symptoms aren’t as severe as others.

      • kyliee

        802d

        @Tashy yess exactly

    • hyrez

      802d

      no because i completely understand and agree. my ocd constantly causes me to have intrusive thoughts about this and many of my other diagnoses

      • kyliee

        802d

        @hyrez its so exhausting 😭

    • Nickkzor99

      803d

      I've been diagnosed by a psychiatrist and I regularly feel that I've just convinced both myself and them that I have OCD. But I guess a psychiatrist knows what they're doing, right?

      • kyliee

        802d

        @Nickkzor99 thats exactly how i feel! like i know its real… but maybe i just convinced myself and everyone around me that its real when it isnt

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