10 Signs You May Have OCD
One way people with OCD try to soothe their anxiety is by asking for the opinion of their friends and family. If they're concerned they embarrassed themselves at a party, for instance, they may repeatedly ask a friend to replay the incident. Asking friends to weigh in ("Does my house seem dirty to you?") can also be a strategy for avoiding compulsive behaviors.
When to seek help: Everyone uses their friends as a sounding board, but if you catch yourself repeating the same question over and overor if your friend points this outit could signal OCD. What's more, the reassurance you get from loved ones could be enabling your obsessiveness.
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