OCD Quotes, Sayings about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

OCD is exactly a self-torturing comfort zone in the form of a loop. You must have to break it first to be free from OCD.

Don’t make fun of anyone with OCD because the person from outside is calm like water but from the inside anxiety can develop a hurricane.

It is scary to know, nothing can kill that .01% of a germ

Hand sanitizer is a gateway drug for OCD.

I know I have an eccentric, obsessive-compulsive side.
– Demi Moore

I have OCD, which is not fun. I have to be incredibly tidy and organized or it messes with my mind and switches off on me.
– Charlize Theron

I have got this obsessive compulsive disorder where I have to have everything in a straight line, or everything has to be in pairs.
– David Beckham

I had really bad obsessive-compulsive disorder. At its worst, I was compelled to leave my house at three o’clock in the morning and go out in the alley because I just knew that the paper-towel roll I threw in the recycling bin was uncomfortable, like it was lying the wrong way, and I would be down in the garbage.
– Fiona Apple

I’ve never told anyone this before, but I’m an obsessive-compulsive. I go back to my hotel room every evening and put the coat hangers back in order and open my bag and rearrange it. It takes a lot of my time, but if I don’t do it I can’t sleep.
– Freida Pinto

All behavioral or mood disorders – including depression, OCD, ADHD and addiction – have some neurochemical components, but sufferers can still work to overcome them.
– Jeffrey Kluger

Yes, I have OCD. No it isn’t about being a “neat freak”

You are in control of your OCD. No Fear = No OCD.

Don’t feel bad for yourself because you have OCD. Feeling bad is a sign of weakness and you need to be strong in your battle with OCD.

For me, it’s an ever-present nagging feeling that something is just ‘not right.’ I can never really, truly ‘make it right.’ I have to learn to live with the all-consuming feeling of mental discomfort.
– Laura McCarthy

You can’t control the thoughts, but you can control your reaction to them. React with indifference.

The thoughts are not you and the scenario they present is not real.

OCD thoughts are not the problem. Your choice to take them seriously is the problem.

OCD is the disorder of doubt. Stop all doubt & you will stop OCD.

Let OCD tell you whatever it wants. Don’t try to solve it.

If you want to get over OCD you need to be as strong as the disorder.

Ruminating on OCD obsession is like praying for something you don’t want.

OCD is knowing something makes no sense, but doing it anyways.

It’s like you have two brains – a rational brain and an irrational brain. And they’re constantly fighting.
– Emilie Ford

It’s like listening to a CD with an invisible scratch.
– Penny Hare

It means constantly questioning whether what I’m thinking or feeling is me or the OCD. The decision is usually a crap shoot. And then you question the decision over, and over, and over, and over and over, trying to come up with the ‘right’ answer.
– Anna Stinson

It’s like looking through a magnifying glass that only picks up on the potentially dangerous, harmful and scary.

Imagine all your worst thoughts as a soundtrack running through your mind 24/7, day after day.
– Adam Walker Cleveland

It can look like still waters on the outside while a hurricane is swirling in your mind.
– Marcie Barber Phares

Ever seen ‘Inside Out’- With OCD, it’s like Doubt has it’s own control console.
– Josey Eloy Franco

It’s like a broken machine. Thoughts go in your head, get stuck and keep going around and around.
– Megan Flynn

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