Anonymous, 16, UK

If I don’t check the door again someone will come in and kill my family

anon10-no-textPeople think that I don’t have OCD as I don’t clean a lot but I just have a different form of it. I see it as a separate part of me that I’m learning to control.

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  1. Cleaning is such a public stereotype for OCD and in reality, only about 30% of OCD sufferers have contamination issues. Many others have checking compulsions, as you do. OCD UK is a great resource and could point you in the right direction for help. You don’t have to be suffering this much, and being so young, you can partake in Exposure and Response Prevention therapy and help to rewire your brain. You can do it!

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