Wombat140's recent replies

  • February 23 2016 - 9:25pm

    Hi LizF1980, welcome to the forum.  I'm impressed, you described the whole experience of having OCD for many of us so well and expressively! 

  • February 23 2016 - 9:06pm

    Hi all of you.  Just wanted to randomly say how's it going?  Have you been able to get an appointment yet, Froststep?

  • January 13 2016 - 2:33pm

    Alcohol definitely interferes with SSRI medications like sertraline, too (can't remember whether it makes them more powerful or less, but something), so ideally you shouldn't really mix the two.  It would mean I suppose that the dose he's effectively getting is varying all over t

  • January 12 2016 - 10:44pm

    Evidently just doesn't understand how OCD works - having OCD about something like that makes you less likely to do it, not more, because it consists of being more concerned about not doing it than the average person.  (Sounds like you've already guessed that it was them that was wron

  • January 12 2016 - 10:24pm

    Welcome to the forum Portman26.  Sorry nobody's replied before, this forum has been a bit of a mess lately - they're moving to a different provider and everything keeps breaking every now and again.

  • December 25 2015 - 9:50pm

    Bless you Alba1990, and a merry Christmas and a happy new year to you too.  As Diana says, it WILL pass.  And to everyone else on the forums too, and if you're struggling then I wish you'll soon feel better!

    Wombat140

  • December 25 2015 - 8:45pm

    Loads of people have that, people are always posting about things like that on here and I've read about it many times in books about OCD - both the variation you read about on that website, and the variation you describe having yourself.  If the doctors and therapists you've seen rea

  • December 21 2015 - 4:54pm

    Oops - on re-reading, I've just realised that this particular thread WAS in fact a somewhat different question.  Well, I think not getting worked up about bad situations generally, or not feeling anxious about your OCD thoughts (as you mentioned on another thread) is just a sign that you

  • December 21 2015 - 4:45pm

    No, you're not overstepping at all.  There's the "Coffee break" forum where we sometimes talk about all kinds of things like that, have you seen that?
     

  • December 21 2015 - 4:39pm

    Simple.  It's just a misunderstanding about what OCD is.  OCD has nothing to do with "controlling absolutely everything"; you may be thinking of obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) which is completely different - that's about wanting to h

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