Yes i would say that is reassurance seeking behaviour (because i used to do it!)
I’d agree with this, sounds like reassurance seeking which I struggle with too, but if you’re googling these things because you just genuinely are questioning your sexuality that’s normal too.
@Uphamia I don't actually think I'm gay, but I repeatedly question myself, my experiences, my life as a whole, because I once got stuck in my mind the question "could you be gay?" Never attracted to women, no same-sex experiences. But I keep coming to this on a loop anyway.
@genericusername33 Absolutely. Questioning is completely normal (but no one seems to talk about it until you're older!). But searching online will not help you figure out who you are (GOOGLE IS NOT YOUR FRIEND).
Definitely a checking and reassurance compulsion, can confirm will make your ocd worse
That's like the prototype SOOCD reassurance compulsion, I think I would be safe to say atleast 90% of people with SOOCD here are guilty of it.
yes, I do this all the time 😔