Before OCD is diagnosed, life can be traumatic, confusing, and even frightening for the person affected with this terrible disorder and for their family and friends. Once OCD is diagnosed, living with OCD can be difficult but, with proper treatment, OCD can be overcome.
These stories were contributed by individuals who agreed to share their first-hand experiences about living with OCD, gaining relief with proper treatment and “getting their lives back.”
My Battle with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
by Lizzy S.
The Right Diagnosis At Last
By Anthony Barone
When Rituals Are Never Enough
By Nathan Wiegratz
Out of the Darkness
By Susan Richman
A New Way to Live
By Judy R.
I Embrace You OCD
By Jill Armstrong
My Journey Through Hell and Back
By Jason McClary
When there is nowhere left to turn, an OCD sufferer looks for others who have personally experienced the torment and heartbreak of OCD -- hoping to gain new insights and find a path to relief. Your personal story of successful treatment could bring hope and encouragement to someone who is struggling with OCD right now.
Please contact us to share YOUR personal story. And thank you for your help and compassion.