Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is Not Just Being a “Neat Freak”

Tales of a Hypochondriac

Dillon and I were going through my son’s clothes, Sunday evening. I knew for a fact that there were shirts and pants that were too little, stained, or just needed to be threw out. We did manage to load a garbage bag full of clothes. When we finished, I looked at the bag of clothes and thought, “I don’t really know if I feel comfortable throwing them away, like that. Someone could use the ones that are too little.” It wasn’t just the small clothes, though. I even had a hard time getting rid of the stained clothes.

I realized, then, that I had this one similar thought to someone who would have OCD.

Then, I went here and learned a bit more about this disorder.

Apparently, I have a lot of these obsessives and compulsions.

I always thought OCD was just being overly neat and organized. Now, I know…

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