Molly – Dawn

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContact’Dawn’By OCDUKYA MollyD    on’t follow the feeling – it’s a trap! A    ctions first, your brain will then learn and follow on. W    ho will you trust? OCD, or your family? N    ow …

Holly – A hall of mirrors

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactA Hall of MirrorsI look around and around, at the mirrors all over, I can’t clear my head there is never any closure. So many different directions, so many different paths, who knows how long this feeling …

Rachel – OCD & Education

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & EducationBy OCDUKYA Rachel “Have you heard of OCD?” My teacher once asked the class and me. “It’s liking things neat? It’s being a perfectionist; I wish I had it” another pupil said. I sat there with …

Theo – OCD is my bully

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD is my bullyBy OCDUKYA Theo  My bully isn’t a student; OCD is my bully. It’s there when I’m at school, instead of filling my brain with newfound learning it’s filled with violent and devastating intrusive thoughts. …

Millie-Grace – OCD & Relationships

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & RelationshipsBy OCDUKYA Millie-GraceFamily I am very lucky that my family have always been supportive of me, and my struggles with OCD. They have arranged doctor’s appointments to help me get a diagnosis, and they saw …

Helena – OCD & Relationships

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & RelationshipsBy OCDUKYA Helena‘I always thought my OCD would hinder romantic relationships with others; with the theme of my thoughts causing me to be afraid that ‘I’ll mess it all up’ and ‘I’ll scare them away’. …

Charlotte C – OCD & Relationships

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & RelationshipsBy OCDUKYA CharlotteCharlotte has shared with us a couple of Illustrations to show how OCD can affect relationships. Thank you Charlotte, for sharing your wonderful work! Please complete our short, anonymous feedback form about Charlotte’s …

Abby – OCD & Relationships

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & RelationshipsBy OCDUKYA Abby”Please keep talking to others and opening up. No matter how guilty OCD makes you feel, remind yourself that OCD is a bully and wants you to suffer. Your feelings of guilt are …

Celeste – OCD & Relationships

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & RelationshipsBy OCDUKYA CelesteThe latest theme for the Young Ambassadors is called ‘OCD & Relationships’. Celeste has created this Illustration to portray the effects that OCD can have on relationships below. Please complete our short, anonymous …

Charlotte – OCD & Relationships

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & RelationshipsBy OCDUKYA CharlotteOCD can have a truly detrimental effect on relationships with family and friends. It can sometimes be difficult for those close to you to truly understand the debilitating mental anguish that someone suffering …

Isabel – OCD & Relationships

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & RelationshipsBy OCDUKYA IsabelMy family are very supportive with my OCD, but it has affected our relationship. For example, the incessant checking with my mum must be exhausting for her, even though she doesn’t show it. …

Ella – OCD & Relationships

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & RelationshipsBy OCDUKYA Ella OCD affects every aspect of your life. For me personally, it has had a big impact on my relationships with people. It has made some relationships more of a struggle for me …