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Perfectionism and Starting-Over OCD

This is the obsession with perfection, and starting something again if isn’t right the first time.

Reasons for starting things over are often related to mental contamination and Tourettic-OCD.

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Music OCD: Obsessions with songs and listening routines

Do you feel music is only enjoyable if listened to in a very specific way? You may have songs you have to

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Scrupulosity and Religious OCD

OCD to religion is like fuel to a fire. It makes it so much more intense. For me, this is one of

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When OCD tried to ruin Rio De Janeiro

Mental Contamination is always threatening to ruin my experiences. And the more exciting the occasion, the more it wants to bring me

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Time OCD

Over the years I have had a problem with time-contamination. Intrusive thoughts coming at the wrong time and subsequently ruining that day,

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A gamer playing a game

Gaming with OCD

Do you have strange rituals when playing games that isn’t necessary for the game itself, but more to allow the mind to

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Reading with OCD

Reading with OCD can pose a challenge. It could be the need to go back and read sections again or read in

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Number OCD

Four is the magic number. I know why this is, and I know Number-OCD is a problem like all the others. I

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When OCD tried to ruin New York City

It is a bitterly cold March 2008. I’m 19 and on my first visit to New York City. To say I’m excited

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