Virtual Teen Forums

Go Back   Virtual Teen Forums > > >
Register Blogs FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read Chat Room

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old July 21st, 2010, 06:03 PM   #1
Ocean Soul
Syvelocin's Forum Picture
Name: Rith
Join Date: August 2, 2009
Location: The Emerald City, OR
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Blog Entries: 3
Default The popular OCD confusion

I'm sick of people saying, "Yeah, I'm pretty OCD with my locker." Or pencils. Or books. Or room. Or whatever.

I'm sick of people trying to sympathize with me because they're "OCD with cleaning."

I'm sick of people with typical day-to-day lives saying that they are OCD when they are CLEARLY not.

If you were OCD, you wouldn't celebrate it like you do. OCD screws your mind up. If I could get rid of a mental illness, I would never get rid of my bipolar disorder. Maybe my social anxiety, but if I had to choose one, it WOULD be OCD. It's much worse than my social anxiety, which gives me the inability to take off my sunglasses in a super market, go bowling because there's someone who I THINK is watching me in the lane next to me, or cross the school cafeteria to get napkins, even to eat in the cafeteria.

No, OCD is much worse. OCD is nothing you want to have. And you're definitely not OCD if you're a neat freak. My room is a disaster, but a disaster that I can understand. When someone is in my room, and messes with my things, I know, whether it's just the slightest little budge of a cd or my closet door being open. I know if I ever did that, and I know exactly what is amiss in a situation.

I have intrusive thoughts of my female teachers in sexual situations that are the most embarassing and problematic symptom I have ever come across.

I have some of the weirdest rituals that must happen every time I do something. I must have my way with all of my obsessions or I completely break down in the mind.

I'd like to see the posers in my situation and watch them squirm.

And I'm sorry I didn't build your walls. And I'm sorry I had to go and fall.
And I'm sorry I had the whole thing wrong. Well, I guess I'm the sorriest of all.
And I'm sorry that you are feeling small. And I'm sorry that I'm not used to crawling.
And I'm sorry the writing's on the wall. Well, I guess I'm the sorriest of all.
Syvelocin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 21st, 2010, 10:59 PM   #2
Dorsum Oppel
Great Poster
Dorsum Oppel's Forum Picture
Name: Frog-queen Neknekti
Join Date: February 10, 2010
Location: Texas, oh texas.
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Blog Entries: 1
Default Re: The popular OCD confusion


Concurrence is present.

Lets leave the sound of the heat for the sound of the rain
Its easy to sleep when it wets my brain
But restless is causeless and I cannot hide
So much of my mind that it spills outside

Dorsum Oppel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 22nd, 2010, 09:29 AM   #3
Nice Poster
BeautifulDisaster's Forum Picture
Join Date: January 9, 2010
Location: UK.
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Blog Entries: 4
Default Re: The popular OCD confusion

I totally agree!

"Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring."

In a world where you can be anything, be yourself.
BeautifulDisaster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 25th, 2010, 04:27 AM   #4
Awesome Poster
Join Date: November 9, 2009
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Default Re: The popular OCD confusion

Well I don't have OCD, but I do have social anxiety, which you mentioned. And if OCD is worse than SA, then... wow, I feel for you.
Chris95 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:46 PM.

Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright©2000 - 2018
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2004 - 2018,