Tag Archives: OCD and family

OCD and Identity

I’ve previously written about some of the factors involved in recovery avoidance in OCD. Often those with the disorder are fearful of giving up rituals they believe keep them and their loved ones “safe.” Even though OCD sufferers usually realize … Continue reading

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“I’m Fine.”

Dan’s OCD often revolved around his thoughts more than his actions, so we really didn’t know anything was wrong until he told us.  And even when we knew he had OCD and could see that he was spiraling downward, he would say, … Continue reading

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