Personal Stories

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Posted on: 24th April 2016 by: ronnie..

Hey friends! I had ocd since i was 11.i feel contaminated by almost everything.i ain't used to shake hands with anyone and if i shake hands then i have to wash my Hand for minimum 10 minutes.i didn't touch my body below my waist it feels contaminated to me.i didn't travel in public... Read more

Posted on: 19th April 2016 by: Olivia

Yes I know! There was a time when I thought the same too. These words are a load of corny slush from a sentimental song.

But learning to love yourself ‘can’ be The Greatest Love of All.

Put more simply, being kind to yourself and being your best friend is an easy thing to say... Read more

Posted on: 3rd March 2016 by: Stuart B

I have long wanted to write an article about my constant struggle with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder to offer hope to others who suffer. 

I was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in February 2008 just before my university finals. In the 8 years since, I have graduated,... Read more

Posted on: 10th February 2016 by: Sahay


I am Sahay (not my real name) and I am from India. I suffered from mild  OCD for 4 years. It started in 2010 and lasted till 2014. My OCD was mainly the 'checking' type (i.e door knobs, gas stove knobs, checking mails again and again before sending to see if I am really... Read more

Posted on: 19th January 2016 by: Olivia

I was diagnosed on a sunny day in San Francisco, California. I should be at school that day. It’s a Thursday of November 2013, four days after I had my meltdown at my aunt’s house. My fear of contaminants and intrusive thoughts from my school had made me unable to function at all. OCD may... Read more