My Struggles With OCD

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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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  1. AwesomeAnimals26

    AwesomeAnimals262 soat oldin

    I have very mild OCD

  2. Nika Bajkovec

    Nika Bajkovec3 soat oldin

    I think i have OCD but 8m not sute bc i always have to keep rh8nks in order and i sometjimes count my steps...coment about this pls bc i need your opinion

  3. Abbey Speck

    Abbey Speck4 soat oldin

    i never thought abt it before but the same type of things happen to me...i probably should go to a doctor and get tested for ocd

  4. beatrix the great

    beatrix the great4 soat oldin

    Huh... I do things like that... I need to keep things even... like I have to keep my money in fives or ones...

  5. Cupcake Anis

    Cupcake Anis5 soat oldin

    I hate OCD, because I think I had OCD ...... Help me

  6. LRM Cousins

    LRM Cousins12 soat oldin

    I have It and I been having It for 5 or 4 years

  7. Forever Jess

    Forever Jess13 soat oldin

    I love to suffer in skin CE though

  8. Garbonga

    Garbonga13 soat oldin

    I got help with no counseling for my ocd

  9. Garbonga

    Garbonga13 soat oldin

    I have ocd and this does sound pretty accurate but not at the same time

  10. Garbonga

    Garbonga13 soat oldin

    I have ocd🤨

  11. ÅBÎGÃĪŁ

    ÅBÎGÃĪŁ14 soat oldin

    I have OCD too and that’s just the start of it, OCD for me started with repetitive behaviors like stepping in and out of the car a few times and tapping the door handle before leaving then it turned into stomachs aches and I used to get the thoughts that something bad was going to happen when I thought/did something wrong, which actually wasn’t wrong it was just wrong to my OCD and now I’m at panic attacks and stomach aches but I’m seeing somebody about it and she’s been very helpful. I used to see somebody that helped me tremendously. Tsk care of yourself, and if you think you have OCD catch it early on and get help before it gets bad. 💖😘❤️😍

  12. Childrens Nimelys

    Childrens Nimelys15 soat oldin

    I starting to think I have ocd

  13. MindlessAvie

    MindlessAvie17 soat oldin

    I’m obsessed with keeping things orderly, no I know for a fact I don’t have OCD. But, when things are uneven I’m like: *unholy devil screech*

  14. Azia Hawkins

    Azia Hawkins17 soat oldin

    I’m confused this happened stop me but like I’m not medically ya know

  15. No No

    No No17 soat oldin

    Just don’t do it.

  16. Olabimpe Akintunde

    Olabimpe Akintunde17 soat oldin

    Good, responsible, REAL story 😃😄 this is what UZgo needs Notice how I highlighted real unlike other channels I am dating a boy friend and a girl friend but they are twins. like what?

  17. Sailor Candy

    Sailor Candy17 soat oldin

    I'm in band, and maybe this is the reason why, but whenever I walk, I count my steps. 1, 2, 3, 4. 2, 2, 3, 4. 3, 2, 3, 4. Even when I sprint, I do this. When I stretch, I have to end on the four. Another thing is, I have to eat and even amount of food servings. I usually eat in pairs, so when it's not, I get really pissed off. I'm not saying I have OCD. If I were to have something, it would be OCD tendencies.

  18. Jojo Gonzalez

    Jojo Gonzalez18 soat oldin

    I have OCD

  19. The Red DAMMIT

    The Red DAMMIT20 soat oldin

    I always feel like using my right stuff instead I always like to keep it even

  20. Kawaii UwU

    Kawaii UwU20 soat oldin

    I hAvE oCd .-.

  21. Zyra

    Zyra20 soat oldin

    I have that but it’s not the worst

  22. Call Of Duty Boi

    Call Of Duty Boi20 soat oldin

    Idk but sometimes i kinda think when i think dirty somebody will just know it like the person read's my mind

  23. chir spicu

    chir spicu20 soat oldin

    can you cure ocd? i had this problem from 2nd to around 6th grade where everything had to be equal like walking for example

  24. Susie Curtis

    Susie Curtis21 soat oldin

    Whenever I go outside I have to count the steps I take, then when the ground changes I start again and I have to get to a certain number of steps. Thats why people look at me weird when it looks like I start tap dancing in the street

  25. Rosie vs The World

    Rosie vs The World21 soat oldin

    guys... i starting listening and everything that she does i do. so idk..... but ive been doing it since i was like 5

  26. art munoz

    art munoz23 soat oldin

    I think i may ocd it always bother me when i was in class i had a pencil it was uneven unlike my other pencils it kept bothering me

  27. Argiri Konst

    Argiri KonstKun oldin

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  28. E. va

    E. vaKun oldin

    Fun fact.. This is actually how I feel everyday.. :/ but I am too scared too say it and I don't know how I can even say it.. :( Sometimes being on my phone makes me forget it but NOT, I start literally counting the times I type, correcting everything when they are already written correctly.. It is hard not being able to say something like this..

  29. RRRifile Fox

    RRRifile FoxKun oldin

    Omg i didnt know i have ocd.

  30. Ashfur TPG

    Ashfur TPGKun oldin

    omg im too same, but im kinda fin with it.

  31. 1 ItsGiStime

    1 ItsGiStimeKun oldin

    Omgg I am doing these things some times 😱😱

  32. Zobia K

    Zobia KKun oldin

    I have the exact same problem. Someone Help me😭

  33. Kuok_ Master

    Kuok_ MasterKun oldin

    Wow I thought my OCD is already bad I feel sry for u

  34. Tae tae is Cray cray

    Tae tae is Cray crayKun oldin

    Its off topic but blinks, jennie *BLACKPINK!*

  35. Summer Bosma vlogs

    Summer Bosma vlogsKun oldin

    Me:mom I think I have OCD Mom: it’s cause of that darn phone

  36. Pepper

    PepperKun oldin

    I didnt know I had OCD until I saw this video. My favorite numbers are 7 and 11 so whenever I blink or skip a video, I have to do it 7 or 11 times or else I have to restart, yeah I’m weird :P

  37. Kdog 713

    Kdog 713Kun oldin

    bruh you think your life is bad i can break a bone by a trip

  38. Alondra Pena

    Alondra PenaKun oldin

    Omg I do that I need to use my left and right hand the same amount or else I would feel bad for leaving the other one or like I would blink one time if something went in my eye and right away I have to blink for the other eye I literally wrote this with the both amount of my hands

  39. maybe i do maybe i dont

    maybe i do maybe i dontKun oldin

    I am musician at my school . I play a traditional music like a drum . But when i use my left hand , i very hate it and i camt even play with left hand so i use my right hant mostly . When they ask me to play with both and , i feel very annoyed with left hand . I THINK IM NOT OCD BUT I AM ANNOYED CRITICAL DISORDER . Jk. SORRY IF I SPELL WRONG

  40. nerdhouse 13

    nerdhouse 13Kun oldin

    Omg I know exactly how you feel when I came to the counting of blinking and breaths also with the anxiety of thinking someone else could see my thoughts