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OCD and Limerence

Albert Wakin, a professor of psychology and expert on limerence, defines the term as a combination of obsessive-compulsive disorder and addiction – a state of “compulsory longing for another person.” Professor Wakin estimates that five percent of the population struggle … Continue reading

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OCD and Dating

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it seems like a good time to bring up the topic of OCD and dating. I’ve previously written about the heartache relationship OCD (R-OCD) can cause, and it’s certainly not hard to see … Continue reading

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