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As someone who has severe gastrointestinal issues, when I experience severe anxiety, it first pops up in my digestive tract: I'll encounter acid reflux, heartburn, and unexpected vomiting. It will fee...
I cannot watch the show monk. It makes me so upset I feel so broken when I watch that stupid stupid show.
Generally I would agree with these sentiments, but these seem to be poor examples.
Sheldon has never been confirmed to have OCD though - the actor has said that some people have assumed the character has Aspergers (and that lots of fans appreciate seeing themselves reflected in his character). I can only speak for myself, but as someone with OCPD I find Sheldon relatable.
I get that it’s different for everyone, but I also really appreciated Glee’s OCD story line - I personally identified with a lot of her behaviors and thought it was great the way they approached her having misgivings about her relationship & having children as a result of her OCD.
The movie that I personally could relate to was the ‘Aviator’.
The severity of Howard Hughes contamination issues definitely hit home
in my brutal and ongoing weaning process from Zoloft.
I’m so scared that everything I am is not my true self and I can’t like things I want to