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Carol Edwards writes about obsessive-compulsive disorder and related issues. She is the author of “Desire-Intrusive Thoughts” and a regular contributor to Thrive Global. Her main interest is researching and helping people who have pure-intrusive thoughts understand and manage their obsessions and compulsions.

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OCD kept me in an anxiety-driven hypothetical future for thirty years.

Carol Edwards

How absurd that OCD wants me to create an abstract story and then threatens me that I should exist in the made-up tale as though it is real.

Carol Edwards

OCD cannot make a truth an untruth.

Carol Edwards

Rituals are not practical ways to plan a safe life or prevent an unsafe one.

Carol Edwards

OCD cannot make your relationship loveless. You did not question it until after the obsessional doubt.

Carol Edwards

How apt that only OCD can fathom that something invalid is likely to happen.

Carol Edwards

OCD convinced me that what was untrue about me was true. That is until I decided to be indifferent.

Carol Edwards

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