• I Have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, And It Doesn't Look Like You Think It Does

    8 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Obsessive compulsive disorder doesn't always look like needing to keep your house organized, or all your pencils facing the same direction, or your minivan free of kid junk, or any other stupid joke people make about managing OCD. In fact, my house is a mess.
    I remember watching As Good As It Gets and finding Jack Nicholson's character fascinating. He was so frank and sharp, and yet, he couldn't go out in public or go more than a hot minute without washing his hands in scalding water. It was a few years after being diagnosed with OCD, and frankly, it pissed me off because it made my life...
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