Shame and Blame

Have you ever been buried in shame? Feeling you deserve the pain You’ve been going through Believing the lies are true Obsessing over past mistakes Thinking you don’t deserve grace Thinking you’re the only one Has this only just begun? We all struggle with shame You are not always to blame No matter how you …

OCD and Overthinking

“My anxieties have anxieties.”- Charlie Brown in There’s No Time for Love, Charlie Brown Have you ever felt like this?  I feel like it is a common symptom of OCD.  Since I have learned about intrusive thoughts I will overanalyze many thoughts I have.  Was that an intrusive thought?  Maybe I really wanted that thought.  …

It Gets Better

“On October 3rd, he asked me what day it was.  It’s October 3rd.”- Mean Girls The other day when I realized it was October I was remembering last October and November when I was feeling so horrible.  I think it was the hardest time in my life.  I remember around Halloween I had seriously been …

OCD Is Not An Adjective

Having OCD is not fun.  No one likes having OCD.  OCD is not a love of cleaning.  It is having scary intrusive thoughts and being afraid you might act on them.  It is being afraid you will hurt someone.  It is being afraid you will contaminate someone.  It is being afraid you will cheat on …

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