Monthly Archives: March 2013

We Need To Listen

After my son Dan was diagnosed with OCD, I was determined to do whatever I could to help him. Always a believer in mother’s instincts, I followed mine, and did whatever was necessary to keep his anxiety down. Woops. As … Continue reading

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Leah

In over two year of blogging, this is the second time I’ve written a post that has nothing to do with OCD: It’s happened for twenty-five years now and I’m still caught off-guard. March rolls around, and as it gets … Continue reading

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New Moms, OCD, and The Media

By now, I’m guessing many of you have read about the latest study which concludes that new moms often experience symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder. I’ve seen it on the news, in the newspaper, and on quite a few websites. While … Continue reading

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Lighten Up

Parents whose children suffer from severe obsessive-compulsive disorder are often devastated and heartbroken. Their formerly happy, loving, well-adjusted son or daughter is now barely functioning, caught up in a world dictated by obsessions and compulsions. To make matters worse, mothers … Continue reading

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Speaking Out at Beyond OCD

For anyone who is interested… Here’s the link to my latest post on Beyond OCD’s Connections Blog: http://beyondocd.org/blog/post/speak-out

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