Wombat140's recent replies

  • March 15 2016 - 7:46pm

    [quote]At one family gathering i remember a relative saying her nanny was a lesbian and she was afraid she would 'touch' her daughters when bathing them and i remember my whole family agreeing with her fears.[/quote]

  • March 15 2016 - 7:29pm

    My guess is that it's just that you randomly had this thought and started to worry about it, so now, because you're worried about it, every time you see someone you think is good-looking, it reminds you of that worry by association and you start trying to work out whether this one reminds

  • March 15 2016 - 7:24pm

    Welcome to the forum Adysan.  Yes, those things sound very much like OCD, "what ifs" of all kinds are classic in OCD!

    Are you seeing a doctor about your OCD?  There is often a lot that can be done to help.  Have you ever had cognitivee behaviour therapy (CBT)?

  • March 15 2016 - 6:28pm

    Hi, welcome to the forum.  I'm afraid I don't really know what to suggest myself (my OCD's never been about that) but if you want more advice (from other people), you might do better to repost this in the "Obsessive Compulsive Disorder" section - the "Comments and

  • March 14 2016 - 6:32pm

    Don't panic, this forum isn't as busy as that - it often takes two or three days to get a reply.  Sorry I can't give you an answer myself - my OCD has never been on any of those subjects and I don't really know the answer.  Maybe someone who's had OCD on sex-related

  • March 10 2016 - 8:15pm

    [quote]I'll say to myself "you love Marilyn it's obvious" am trying to reassure myself saying that by the way but it feels like the complete opposite and that I don't want to love her and I get anxious like it was an intrusive thought!

  • March 10 2016 - 7:57pm

    Anyway, you didn't do anything so no harm done.  You're not a bad person just for thinking things.  "By their fruits ye shall know them".

  • March 10 2016 - 7:54pm

    There's a supplement called N-acetylcysteine that has had some very good results with skin-picking and hair-pulling.  Summary of one study, including information on doses and so on, here: http://archpsyc.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=483113  From memory, I believe a bi

  • March 10 2016 - 7:37pm

    That's the best news I've heard all week, I feel a lot better now!  And I'm so pleased for you too. 

    I might try your honey drink (it's getting the ingredients that's tricky, I can't do my own shopping), it sounds tasty anyway!

  • March 10 2016 - 7:31pm

    Hi Dollycom, sorry nobody's replied to this before - this section gets forgotten about sometimes, it's quieter so people don't check it and the "New posts" indicators don't work as well as they should. 

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