i havent been here for a while, and i am just here to tell you that i have overcame my obsessions!! trust me, it does get better. i did my exposures, felt scary at first, but it got better. then, any time i would get an intrusive thought, i would ignore it and it would go away on its own. no compulsions at all. i am at least 2 and half weeks "clean" from my thoughts and they no longer bother me. i feel so free and as soon as i started getting better, i started getting the clarity. i hope this will be your motivation to keep going because it really does get better. ive had this obsession for 5 months. 5 months of hell. now i am doing great and im so happy. please, never give up. all the hard work will lead you to where am i. you may relapse, i did too few times, but remember, recovery is not linear. you will have ups and downs. but its all worthy in the end. sending much love and support to everyone struggling!