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Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 08-26-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By Raziel34
Question relationships and friends - how do you tell them?

Just curious to know if anyone out there can share their experience telling their partner and/or friends about having OCD ? I recognize I need to open up about this. Especially in a dating/new...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 08-26-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,647
Posted By Raziel34
Re: Focused on my own breathing!

First. Ask yourself why you are focused on your breathing? Why is that ? What's the fear here?
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 08-25-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,324
Posted By Raziel34
Re: My own list of obsessions and compulsions

Hi there, I just responded to another post here on this forumn with my tips/tricks: ...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 08-25-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,737
Posted By Raziel34
Re: Need help managing OCD w/intrusive thoughts.

Hi, I don't think there really is any one drug that specifically deals with OCD. It's a brain thing, thoughts are beyond our control but we can try to control our reaction to them (like doing ERP)....
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 08-25-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,068
Posted By Raziel34
Re: Obsessed with partners sexual past

Hi... my comments (in point form would be):
1) the past is the past, and you were not with him then - so it shouldn't matter. But I understand with OCD it's not that easy, we can get hung up on...
Board: Diabetes 08-12-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By Raziel34
Re: Fear of diabetes

Hi there, there are blood tests you can have done to test for diabetes, if this is a concern, ask your dr to order you the tests. And not eating junk food usually makes anyone feel better,...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 08-12-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By Raziel34
Re: My Story

Hi there, OCD is weird in terms of what "thoughts" or "things" we get hung up on. Sounds like your therapist is trying ERP with you. It's tough, my only recommendation (which seems to help with me)...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 08-09-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 732
Posted By Raziel34
Re: New here...

Hi there, quick reply sounds like it could be OCD. A symptom of OCD is intrusive thoughts (i.e. causing harm to others or self) that apparently all people have, but with OCD these thoughs just don't...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 08-06-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By Raziel34
Re: Ocd?

It could be ocd but really, you need to see a professional to get your answers.

OCD typically have rituals, obsessions and compulsions.... There are alot of other disorders out there that have...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 08-06-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By Raziel34
Re: Where do I start?

Hi there, depending where you live (especially if it's near or in a large city), you can likely google search for psychologists in your area, often there is one page or association that has listings...
Board: Children's Health 08-04-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 779
Posted By Raziel34
Re: Advice please can't cope anymore

Hi there, I noticed at first this got posed in the OCD section (which I am a member of) but I clicked on your post anyways. Definately, should take her to see a Dr/Pyschologist. I don't have any...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 08-03-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By Raziel34
Re: needing help

Definitely therapy if an option and I have been doing ERP. It helps. Men tend to keep things inside (emotionally) so it may be hard for him to talk openly. As a guy myself. I have not told anyone...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 08-03-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,439
Posted By Raziel34
Re: My list of obsessions/compulsions (hooray!)

My list:
-checking doors are locked
-checking oven is off
-making sure my keys are where I left them
-touching things (I don't know why!)
-checking car is in park,locked, doors closed...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 08-03-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,119
Posted By Raziel34
Re: Does anyone notice their OCD coming and going?

Oh god yes. It seems to heighten for me during stressful times (which I'm going through right now). It's full force but I have been doing ERP and started with something small. Also saying to myself...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-29-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By Raziel34
Does anyone have any weird car checking habits?

Fairly recently I started being worried that I didn't put my car in park. Or that I left the door open or unlocked. Ugh! This is new. This obsession came outta nowhere... Just curious to know if...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-19-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,114
Posted By Raziel34
Re: Instrusive thoughts - OCD and Anxiety

I had very similar "symptoms" so I thought. When I was struggling to figure out what was wrong with me, it was during therapy and I had made a bit of a mistake by reading about all the mental...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-18-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,114
Posted By Raziel34
Re: Instrusive thoughts - OCD and Anxiety

Ugh. Sorry if my response cut off or had spelling issues. Responding to posts on iPhone is kinda annoying. I too was convinced I had schgis
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-12-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,407
Posted By Raziel34
Re: when social anxiety and ocd collide!

I really struggled with this for a few years and sought the help of a registered psychologist because I was actually afraid I was losing it! Each moment and each interaction with people come and go....
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-12-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By Raziel34
Re: OCD- intrusive thoughts

Hi. My best advice is to try and keep yourself busy and distracted. My mind never shuts off. 24/7 thoughts flashing. It's overwhelming but I'm learning how to channel this "energy".

OCD seems to...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-12-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,404
Posted By Raziel34
Re: Checking the door - drives me crazy!

Please see a therapist. It helps! Take care :)
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-12-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,404
Posted By Raziel34
Re: Checking the door - drives me crazy!

To all those who responded to this post: thank you!

I've been trying to wean myself off of checking the doors and making sure my car was in park. Now. As I think I've made progress. I was...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-09-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,404
Posted By Raziel34
Re: Checking the door - drives me crazy!

Thanks for the tip, but I'm afraid that will just feed my OCD - taking pics and video clips of everything. It's soooo weird eh, the things we get hung up (i.e. coffee maker, door locks, making sure...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-09-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,052
Posted By Raziel34
Re: OCD: Trapped in Head

I'm all for natural and homepathy is an interest but I am a bit skeptical. So you are doing well then ? Yes, I agree, we'll never figure out our mind but understanding that it we have no control...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-09-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By Raziel34
Re: New here - Seeking out support!

Life's a gamble sometimes when it comes to relationships. It sounds like you've got alot of issues going on and not sure how to really respond, but you seem to be more focused on your OCD based on...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-09-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By Raziel34
Re: Controlling Thoughts - Would Like Input

My personal experience and how I try to manage these intrusive thoughts its first to acknowledge that I have no control over what thoughts pop in and out of my head. That's our brain - but I will...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-03-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,115
Posted By Raziel34
Re: OCD, Phobias & Second-Guessing Reality?

H! Your not going crazy in my opinion if your are still able to rationally look at the situation and realize its weird but not believe its reality. When you lose touch with reality you wouldn't have...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-01-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Ocd
Views: 740
Posted By Raziel34
Re: Ocd

I know! Each time I overcome a situation. I feel sooo good. It's a huge personal success! One day at a time.
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-01-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Ocd
Views: 740
Posted By Raziel34
Re: Ocd

I know it sucks. But reading through some of these posts has helped me realize it is possible to manage it. Have to try and break the cycle (easier said than done - I know). Currently I am trying to...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 06-30-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,404
Posted By Raziel34
Unhappy Checking the door - drives me crazy!

Omg. Does anyone have any tips on how to get over checking the door for being locked. Today. I was trying so hard to not "give in" I had a panic attack and broke out in a sweat. Trying to resist...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 06-28-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,052
Posted By Raziel34
Smile Re: OCD: Trapped in Head

I understand what it feels like. I have been taking St. John's Wort for about 1 year now. I think it has helped in terms of managing some depressing feelings. I also have a prescription for a...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 06-28-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,932
Posted By Raziel34
Question OCD & Alcohol

I am currently struggling with managing OCD and my use of alcohol. I feel like alcohol is a way to reduce my anxiety (I know this is not healthy) but I feel compelled to drink. Even though the next...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 06-28-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,621
Posted By Raziel34
Re: Ocd mind never stops

Wow - the way you described is exactly how I feel. My mind does NOT stop - sighs*

I understand - I've recently started "trying" to meditate again in order to quiet my mind. It's ridiculous -...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 06-28-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,157
Posted By Raziel34
Re: Tell Me How Crazy This OCD Ritual Is

I assure you - it's ridiculous. OCD is ridiculous. I have not had the experience you describe, but I've had just as many irrational thoughts. And to spite the fact I know it's irrational - it...
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