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Old 04-02-2021, 09:25 AM   #10 (permalink)
Apia resurrected
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Originally Posted by Apia resurrected View Post
I have the same OCD tentacles as Hannah but I'm not doing the things the ocd tells me to.
My brain tells me to do them when I'm stressed but I came so far ( read books about ocd and am in therapy) that I can say to those thoughts:

"Absolutely not, nice try ocd" and I can remember the past times I refused and nothing bad happened. So I know the ocd is lying to me.

My ocd thoughts are also better now but it was harder with them.
Tendencies. Not tentacles. No tentacles here. Thanks auto correct.
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