Religious OCD

Fighting The OCD Devil

I couldn’t even brush my teeth without hearing these things

Hello everyone, my name is Todd and I am a grad student at Clemson University. This is my story of my experience with Religious OCD (Scrupulosity). Thank you for listening. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact me. I look forward to hearing from you.

Topics and advice that come up in the video:

  • Blasphemous thoughts
  • Worry of becoming schizophrenic
  • What is OCD
  • Compulsions as a way to combat intrusive thoughts

  • Opening up to friends
  • Perception of distorted reality
  • Night sweats
  • How others can help those with OCD
  • How damaging the phrase “I am so OCD” can be
  • The importance of opening up about your illness

Thanks,

Todd

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  • Reply Melissa February 7, 2017 at 2:07 pm

    Hi Todd,

    I don’t know if you will see this, but I would like to talk to you about similar symptoms I have going on currently. They started about 2-3 months ago and I wanted to share my story with you but before I typed it all up, I wanted to be sure you could see it. Please email me back if so. Thanks for sharing your story- it certainly helps knowing I am not alone in this crazy OCD thing..

  • Reply Ray Jantz April 24, 2017 at 4:57 pm

    Hi Todd,
    Thanks so much for doing this. I know it took a lot of courage. As a fellow sufferer, I will tell you that every time, I hear a story of someone who is fighting the good fight and who has been to the same dark places that I have been to, it strengthens my resolve to keep my head high and beat this thing!

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