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Sad but true

#295: Tell us about the harshest, most difficult to hear — but accurate — criticism you’ve ever gotten. Does it still apply?

I can’t say I’ve ever been scarred by someones comments but I vaguely remember an ex telling me that I’m too controlling (as they always tend to fall back on), but I guess their assumption stems from my OCD tendencies to organise and simply wanting to make things (that are of course influenceable) as perfect as possible. 109 more words

365 Days Of Writing Prompts

You Don't Really Know Me

Let’s get introductions out of the way; I’m Elizabeth, Lizzie to most, I’m 19 years old and love long walks on the beach and candle lit dinners…or at least that’s what I’m supposed to say, right? 536 more words

About Me

Day 7: One week down!

I am feeling inspired and excited about being at one week into my goal. 51 more to go!

Staying off the forums has been amazing. I realize that they breed a lot of fear in me. 144 more words

Growing Up with Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Part 1

My last post inspired me to write about my experiences with anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, as I don’t think I’ve ever written anything down about it at all except for what I was afraid of at the time. 2,376 more words

Being in love, obsessively.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is something that takes your attention away from the important things in life. Like love and happiness. It’s that constant murmur in your head that tells you it’s not okay to relax in someone’s presence, least of all in their germy, illness-ridden arms. 1,284 more words


Week 8 and turning into a vandal!!

Time here is quickly passing by so the number of behavioural experiments has increased, and so has the anxiety levels.

Part of my difficulty is the fear of drawing attention to myself. 442 more words


This Video is Everything

I also loudly went “oh shit,” when it talked about how the brain chemistry of early, passionate love is equated to low serotonin levels like those found in people with OCD… aka me. 63 more words