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You’re Not a ‘Failure’ If You Give Into OCD

“I feel like a failure. I can’t even leave the house,” I said through tears to my partner, over the phone.

I was finally letting myself cry after letting stress build and build for several days. I drove home to Ohio this weekend, to visit my mom and a friend. I haven’t seen them in over a year. With COVID-19 vaccine distribution increasing and regulations lifting, it was about time. The problem is, after a year of barely going anywhere, I was majorly out of practice. There is the separation anxiety of leaving my cat, the loss of control over my environment, being in a somewhat unfamiliar place and also the fatigue of driving five-plus hours each way.

Most of the time I was home, I was anxious. I spent a lot of time napping in an effort to

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