I hear you. There’s some evidence that my daughter may develop it but luckily it bypassed my son. It’s frustrating because this is the last thing that I want to pass down to my kids. The positive side is that ERP can help us all, including my daughter. We just have to keep pay the ERP and no compulsions!
doing the ERP…
I sometimes feel that way too. And then i remember how much OCD has taught me. I have learned to be a much more compassionate human towards others and my own suffering. I have learned the beauty and the art of acceptance not just for ocd related problems but for life’s problems. I have found meaning through my suffering, because I realize the better I get the more I can help others. And lastly OCD has taught me how resilient anyone with ocd is. If you’re still here today, you are one of the most bravest and strongest people out there. Believe that. It’s the truth