Monthly Archives: July 2014

OCD and Lost Time

My friend “C” over at OCD to the nth Degree recently wrote a great post discussing her years lost to OCD:  “So, the lost years were when I was 23-24, up until I was about 25 when I started treatment … Continue reading

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ERP Therapy – An Analogy

This week I’d like to share a post that first appeared on January 31, 2012. One of the reasons I became an advocate for OCD awareness was to spread the word that exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy is the … Continue reading

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What If the What Ifs Come True?

I will be sharing some of my older posts this week and next. I hope everyone is having a great summer (or winter, depending where you live :)). This post first appeared on January 17, 2012.   In browsing OCD … Continue reading

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OCD and Emotional Contamination

I was in a public restroom last week and came across something I had never seen before: a toe opener. This particular one was attached to the bottom of the main door which allowed me to open it with my … Continue reading

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