Sometimes we need a new therapist. Finding a therapist isn't the easiest thing to do. So you can only imagine having to find another one. I went to therapy for a year before I stopped going. I was paying a $25 copay to talk about absolutely nothing. I felt that I only had to go … Continue reading When is it time to change therapists?
Communication is key and is also the hardest thing to do in a relationship. For the longest time, I kept my OCD feelings to myself. I was scared of what people were going to think of me. Even though I have conquered a lot of my OCD feelings some of them have yet to change. … Continue reading Communication and Stuff
This is a personal story I wrote a few years ago. I hope this story blesses someone and lets them know that they're not alone. I knew nothing about depression. I ignored it and pushed it to the back of my mind because no one I knew was terribly sad. I was ignorant of depression. … Continue reading It Will Be Alright
One of my biggest pet peeves is to meet someone with OCD who doesn’t really have it. I realize that this miseducation comes from the lack of knowledge about what OCD is. OCD is not a cleaning disorder. If you like to keep your house organized and your pens straight do not think you're OCD. … Continue reading You’re Not OCD, You’re Organized
As a person with OCD a lot of times we focus on the negative. OCD tends to place negative thoughts into our heads or cause us to take actions based on a negative thought. We try our hardest to control our OCD so that we can focus on trying to keep it dormant, but there … Continue reading How Your OCD Can Be Positive
If you live in America you have survived the constant torture of American politics. It is always easy to tell when an election is coming up especially when you watch tv. The constant slandering of each candidate and fear instilled in citizens about things they knew nothing about or even cared about. Not every American … Continue reading How To Not Be Anxious About Politics
When it's late at night and I have settled for the evening I start to pray. I have a one on one conversation with God. I don't pray for a long time, but I tell God what my problems are and ask Him for things I need. It sounds super easy. But prayer became more … Continue reading Praying While OCD