My Struggles With OCD

  • Am 12 Nov 2019 veröffentlicht
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    Jennie wants to share her experience and struggles with OCD - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
    Although people might assume that OCD is all about keeping things neat and tidy, OCD can affect people in different ways. For Jennie, her OCD made her feel like she always had to keep things "even." For example, if Jennie saw two books on a table that weren't perfectly lined up and "even," Jennie would feel the need to rearrange the books and fix their position. However, it wasn't as simple as just moving the books around - Jennie had a whole system for fixing things that wasn't always easy to explain to other people.
    Because of her OCD, Jennie felt like she had to do certain things and complete specific tasks to feel at peace. Although she was right-handed, she decided to go an entire year using her left hand to do things so that her left side was even with her right side. Then, once the year had passed, she felt like she had to use both her right and left hands equally to keep things balanced and fair. It was extremely difficult for her, and it started to really impact her days at school, time with friends and overall daily life.
    Her OCD felt like it was only getting more difficult to handle. She started to count all of her body movements, and she felt like she had to keep track every time she would breathe or blink. She began to feel like someone was listening to her thoughts, and if she didn't think or feel the right thing, she may be punished.
    Finally, Jennie decided to talk to her parents and explain how she was feeling. They brought her to a counselling, and a counselor was really able to help her. Now, Jennie doesn't feel so overwhelmed by her disorder. Jennie wants other people to know how important it is to NOT suffer in silence, and she hopes her story can help someone who may also be struggling with OCD.
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  • The_ Illuminati
    The_ Illuminati Vor 17 Minuten

    Who else has this OCD thing: when I’m in a tiled room I HAVE to step on certain tiles. I hate it

  • Fluffy Chicken
    Fluffy Chicken Vor 32 Minuten

    I feel her i have ocd as well and its such a struggle and sometimes i want to shoot myself cause of it.

  • Melburn Miller
    Melburn Miller Vor 43 Minuten

    I count my breath i have most ocd qnd i do have alot

  • cøøkie Life
    cøøkie Life Vor 56 Minuten +1

    I dont have ocd but I can relate with some stuff

  • michelle cooper
    michelle cooper Vor 58 Minuten

    I have a little bit of O.C.D

  • Mintie
    Mintie Vor Stunde

    I wonder what hand she used to hold her phone to record this...

  • Memes
    Memes Vor 2 Stunden

    OCD is a serious illness that can drive people to suicide. If you think that you have it, see a psychologist to get diagnosed and I wish you luck with your treatment. Remember that you are not alone.

  • oceaxn wxves
    oceaxn wxves Vor 3 Stunden

    i have OCD, but my parents don't take me to someone to help me. they just dont really care..

  • Cookiez Mouster
    Cookiez Mouster Vor 5 Stunden

    Your time of ocd is my type. ITS REALLY ANNOYING!! My friends are really annoyed when i do it in front of them

  • m. e. l. l. o.
    m. e. l. l. o. Vor 5 Stunden

    I hate it really makes me mad that i feel like everything in this world must be even 😓

  • Yuliana González
    Yuliana González Vor 5 Stunden

    Who else has 4 fingers , no just me , ok

  • Paola Howell
    Paola Howell Vor 7 Stunden

    Ah, straight to the point, realistic, and not click bait.
    Wish there were more of these around

  • ItzMickyBitch
    ItzMickyBitch Vor 7 Stunden

    Atleast you’ll be able to win Mr Beast challenge where if you blink you’ll get $1000 soooo...that’s one benefit 😎

  • Daysy Ferreira
    Daysy Ferreira Vor 10 Stunden +1

    0:45 who noticed Totoro from the movie my neighbor Totoro

  • Valary A
    Valary A Vor 10 Stunden

    I think i have it i always have to eat the sine amount of chews on each side of my mouth, do whatever crazy handwork with my left hand with my right hand, i have to make it even! I had used my right hand for the majority of my life and when i was like nine i was like.. “that’s not fair to my left hand” and it feels weird when their not even...

    Edit: i also HATE IT when someone won’t let me make something look good - why i hate working in groups because they DONT KNOW how to make it look good and organized.... but never diagnosed w/ ocd :)

  • Its Kayla
    Its Kayla Vor 10 Stunden

    Wait does that mean I have OCD because I do most of that stuff

  • Stella Wilson
    Stella Wilson Vor 11 Stunden

    My sister has OCD and I feel like I had it for years and I never told my parents

  • Cloudyroses ii
    Cloudyroses ii Vor 11 Stunden

    Mine isn’t like that... my brain will nag me all day about one thing and won’t stop..

  • My cat died on my birtday
    My cat died on my birtday Vor 12 Stunden

    My teacher is always saying like how she likes things organized and that's why she she has OCD (she's self diagnosed btw), but everytime she says that i just feel kind of offended because i have really bad OCD and hearing my teacher thinking she got ocd just because of that compared with what i'm going through everyday makes me kind of annoyed

  • angelina honore
    angelina honore Vor 12 Stunden

    Omg I do that sometime like if I’m spinning I have to have the same amount of twirls on each side of when I’m cracking my fingers!!

  • Aesthetic Gurl
    Aesthetic Gurl Vor 12 Stunden

    My friend has ocd and she says it really hard and I noticed how she keeps things even too

  • Star Phoenix
    Star Phoenix Vor 15 Stunden

    Oh crap, I always think someone is listening to my thoughts and at random times I scream really loudly in my head and look around to see if anyone jumped, I also used to do everything evenly (I don’t do that as much any more thankfully)

  • Angel Story’s
    Angel Story’s Vor 18 Stunden

    I don’t if this is OCD, but if things aren’t a certain way for me, I literally have a heart attack...

  • kingsley ducharme
    kingsley ducharme Vor 19 Stunden +1

    i have the "everyone is watching your thoughts" or something like that

  • PewPew
    PewPew Vor 19 Stunden

    This is making me think I have ocd now

  • Googly Eyed
    Googly Eyed Vor 19 Stunden

    I like doing stuff like shrug over and over again and stuff and if I do one extra in one shoulder it would bother me slightly that they're not even and I'd have to shrug the other one twice to feel like it's complete. I hope this isn't bad ;-;

  • Lily_chan UwU
    Lily_chan UwU Vor 19 Stunden

    I totaly have that..


  • Kyriaki Stylianou Stavrou
    Kyriaki Stylianou Stavrou Vor 20 Stunden

    I have ocd too OMG finally someone I can relate to but I don't count my blinks

  • jeffreyboi 64
    jeffreyboi 64 Vor 20 Stunden

    I have ocd and i have never told my family so i will tell them

  • KinyACat
    KinyACat Vor 20 Stunden

    I sometimes feeling uncomfortable everything not alligned, I didn't say I have OCD

  • Ela sta.maria
    Ela sta.maria Vor 21 Stunde +1

    i have OCD but our house is sitll messy

  • amber robinson
    amber robinson Vor 21 Stunde

    Well I have ocd then

  • Cool handsome Thomas train

    Oh shit I think I have ocd

  • Sheriff
    Sheriff Vor 21 Stunde

    Imagine having ocd, just chill stop having anxiety over everything

  • xscape 420
    xscape 420 Vor 21 Stunde

    Teacher: Why were you absent for two weeks?!
    Girl: I had a seizure because of my OCD...
    Girl with size 13 MENS nike: Am i a joke to you??

  • Dennis Smith
    Dennis Smith Vor 22 Stunden

    This doesn’t even go into intrusive thoughts. I suffer with a subset called POCD and it’s hell to be in my own head sometimes. Living with OCD is rough. Don’t try to handle it alone, support from others will go a very long way to help.

  • Gacha Nora
    Gacha Nora Vor 22 Stunden


  • Farzana Jabeen
    Farzana Jabeen Vor 23 Stunden

    I had this weird habit of touching the door's handle many times until I was satisfied before sleeping, Or else I would die sleeping. 😂😂

  • Brianna Bingham
    Brianna Bingham Vor 23 Stunden +1

    I still have it but it used to be terrible

  • _crïmsøn.ēclïpsē_

    I don’t have medically diagnosed or self diagnosed OCD, but uneven things tick me off, like my binder and agenda have a size difference and they’re never lined up. Gets annoying.

  • Veronica Moorhead

    I think I might have this type of OCD but my family would never believe me. 😔

  • PAtaT. o
    PAtaT. o Vor Tag

    Umm this is not what I thought some OCD people actually live like this

  • Crystal 04
    Crystal 04 Vor Tag

    I actually suffer the same things you do

  • Balim B Gokciler
    Balim B Gokciler Vor Tag +1

    I have OCD too, and it really sucks. I especially *hate* it when people say they have OCD and I believe them. Mine isn't this severe but a example is if i step on a crack on the pavement or something I need to go down to the beginning of the road and start again. Praying 🙏 for you!

  • Random Gaming
    Random Gaming Vor Tag

    *Monica and Sheldon want to know your location*

  • Randi Johnson
    Randi Johnson Vor Tag

    My ocd is the same thinggg

  • Rachel Waln
    Rachel Waln Vor Tag

    Three of my sisters had ocd

  • mlg galaxy wolf
    mlg galaxy wolf Vor Tag

    I literally have the same OCD you have 🥺

  • Julija Pelakauskaite

    I think i have acd

  • Evan Manring
    Evan Manring Vor Tag


  • xionmattic
    xionmattic Vor Tag

    Every time when someone touches my game and leave the room, and leaves the room I always clean it even when they are clean. Does that count as OCD.

  • s jugg
    s jugg Vor Tag

    God: *creates left and right hands*
    Her: *only uses right hand*
    God: "am i a joke to you?"

  • Luxe YT
    Luxe YT Vor Tag

    I have ocd but my parents don't believe me

  • Laila Khezam
    Laila Khezam Vor Tag +1

    Why do I feel like I do this (not as bad as hers tho)

  • Md Arlsa
    Md Arlsa Vor Tag

    Left hand..
    It's an indian supertision

  • Wei Yi Wong
    Wei Yi Wong Vor Tag +1

    True because I only walk with my right leg when using the stairs

  • David_Gaming
    David_Gaming Vor Tag

    I have OCD too its not easy but I can live with it. I know how you feel

  • Sakurå Chan
    Sakurå Chan Vor Tag

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  • kawaii hikari
    kawaii hikari Vor Tag

    I also have the same problem

  • Peanutbutter63
    Peanutbutter63 Vor Tag +1

    I have to keep things straight. And whenever I go into a store and one thing isn't with the right place. (Like a flamingo pin isn't with the other flamingo pin, but with the elephant pins) I would have to put the flamingo pin back with the others. That's my OCD