I am blessed to be a mom of two sons. When my youngest son Tom was diagnosed with depression and anxiety at ten years old and then with OCD and Body Dysmorphic Disorder at 15 years old, I realized that this was something that I could not fix. I was heartbroken and knew that this was something way bigger than me. Making things worse, this was at a time when mental illnesses were rarely talked...
My OCD Story of Hope & Recovery/ Christine
Jan 24, 2023
If you knew me, you would know that I have struggled with anxiety to varying degrees since I was a young child. I experienced my first panic attack in the second grade when the substitute teacher gave me detention in Catholic school for drawing in class. Looking...
OCD Story from Summer Contreras
Jul 18, 2022
Living With OCD Those who know me well (or even as an acquaintance) quickly learn that I live with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). I think this is because I talk about it openly. But also, because my suffering from this illness can be obvious, intense, and...
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