Monthly Archives: December 2015

OCD and Siblings

  This post originally appeared in May 2013: Obsessive-compulsive disorder affects not only those who have it, but their whole family as well. Being privy to the havoc the disorder often causes can be especially disrupting, confusing, and upsetting to … Continue reading

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We Need To Listen

  For the next few weeks I will be reposting some of my older entries. This one first appeared in March of 2013: After my son Dan was diagnosed with OCD, I was determined to do whatever I could to … Continue reading

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Lighten Up

This post originally appeared on my blog in March 2013: 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 … Continue reading

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OCD and Spouses

For better or for worse………in sickness and in health. If you or your spouse has OCD, the disorder affects both of you. For the person with OCD, issues might include feeling as if your spouse doesn’t care enough and/or support … Continue reading

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