• A Year In The Life Of A Parent And Her Teen With OCD

    4 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    2018 can leave now.
    2018 was the year where OCD hijacked my daughter's brain and took our family hostage.
    It was the year where everything I thought I knew about OCD was challenged and I came to realize the stigma and misconception that surrounds it. OCD is the “neat disease” right? WRONG! Sure, for some people, compulsions do involve a need for order, but for many, OCD creates chaos not just in their heads but all around them. My daughter's room was perpetually messy, she was highly unorganized, extremely forgetful, and had trouble focusing. There was nothing “neat” about OCD in her case...
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