That’s a good question: From my experience, If I jumped into the compulsive need to find an answer, I never found one because the fuel behind finding the answer is an anxiety fueled need to answer the question. Than rather than getting a satisfactory answer, your mind comes up with more questions, and is still fueld by fear, and it creates and existential loop. Calming aporoaching the answers in a mind not filled with anxiety is the way to gather true information and true answers, but getting to that point is difficult.
I see. I've noticed that when I do my compulsions too much I start to backfire more often. For instance, when I test my sexuality after a streak of days of not testing I usually get the answer that I want. But after a while of constantly testing it usually backfires after a certain point. And after continuously testing, It begins to backfire more