Helping My Friend With OCD

Helping My Friend With OCD

Trying to understand friends who have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can be frustrating and confusing. This anxiety condition causes your loved one to struggle with obsessions, or recurring, distressing thoughts. You then witness your friend go through the motions of compulsive actions to ease their uncontrollable anxiety. If you’re not sure how to deal with someone…

Helping My Parent With OCD

Helping My Parent With OCD

Millions of people struggle with obsessive-compulsive disorder. This anxiety disorder is difficult to manage and often debilitating. When it’s your mother or father with OCD, you may have found yourself accommodating your parent’s unusual behaviors from a young age. You may not have even realized until you were an adult that your parent struggled with…