Why I stopped correcting people that are “So OCD”

Most people have likely seen the countless articles, quizzes and products that make light of OCD. There was Khloe Kardashians “Khlo-cd” organizing series, Target’s “Obsessive Christmas Disorder” line (which sparked many more lines, most recently I found “Obsessive Cat Disorder” merchandise at a pet store), or the ridiculous Buzzfeed quizzes that circulate on social media … More Why I stopped correcting people that are “So OCD”

Why I Think it’s OK to Care About What People Think

Throughout my life I have often felt like it’s, “me against them”. They, Them; whether it’s a whole group of people or just one. There has always been someone that makes a negative impact on me, whether it’s a gossipy coworker or judgmental family member. It seems like the common saying to this type of … More Why I Think it’s OK to Care About What People Think

Should We Stop Using the Term “Pure-O”? Re-Blog from My OCD Voice!

  Pure OCD is a term used by individuals in the OCD community to describe symptoms when everything takes place in their head. There are no outwardly visible compulsions like counting, tapping or washing. Moreover, the obsessions often are taboo, violent, or blasphemous. What this has led to is a sort of divide between the … More Should We Stop Using the Term “Pure-O”? Re-Blog from My OCD Voice!