OCD Staring at genitals

staring at genitals obsession

Since posting about obsessive staring, I have noticed there is a high amount of search queries for one specific compulsion. Staring at private parts/ genitals. I wanted to speak more about my experience and what I did about it. This became a problem when working in a hotel I won’t mention the specific hotel because … Read more

Scrupulosity and Religious OCD

Religious OCD

OCD to religion is like fuel to a fire. It makes it so much more intense. For me, this is one of the most terrifying forms of OCD due to what’s at stake. I cannot provide professional advice here, but would like to share my perspective and provide some support to other sufferers. Topics covered: … Read more

Starting over OCD

Starting Over OCD

This is my obsession with perfection, and starting something again if I don’t do it right the first time. This could be reading a book, walking into a building or putting milk back in the fridge. Starting Over-OCD began with books, and then video games. Now so much of my daily life involves repeating an … Read more

Having tics when gaming

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Video games are meant to be my chill time. But chill time is pretty hard to achieve with TS… And as is usually the case, the worst tics for that moment are ones that put me off my game. Although these tics have evolved since my N64 days, they still ruin gameplay. Topics covered: How … Read more

Tourettic OCD and Just Right OCD

Tourettic OCD

Sometimes the line between Tourette Syndrome and OCD can be a little hazy. This is when Tourettic OCD (TOCD) and Just Right OCD may more accurately define someones behaviors. Sometimes I do tics that reverse an intrusive thought, sometimes I do OCD-style compulsions because of a feeling or ‘mental itch’ to do so. It’s as … Read more

What’s the difference between Tourette’s and OCD?

Difference between TS and OCD

It can be hard to distinguish one condition from the next, especially if they both share similar characteristics. Tourette’s and OCD both consist of urges, compulsions and seemingly irrational behavior. So what is the difference between Tourette’s and OCD? As someone with both conditions, I felt it would be valuable to put this down in … Read more

OCD Staring Compulsion: Looking at people and things obsessively

Staring OCD

Staring OCD can be one of the most embarrassing compulsions out there. I had it bad when I worked in hotels, now I get in on the London Underground. I also do it during my household checks, not as embarrassing but very time consuming. Staring is a common compulsion, often at objects, people and body … Read more