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    How to Fight OCD and Intrusive Thoughts Without Medication.

    I have been living with OCD and intrusive thoughts for over thirty years. It is such a disabling mental illness; it’s really hard for someone without it to understand the distress it causes.

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    Trying to explain OCD and intrusive thoughts to a person makes you sound mad.

    Think about it, a seemingly rational person, feeling guilty, avoiding and taking no risks due to being crippled by the irrational thoughts in their own head.

    But millions of people deal with this every day.

    Fifteen years ago I had CBT for my unwanted intrusive thoughts, and even up to five years ago, and each time I was told and taught the same way to deal with the thoughts:

    ‘Try and think of something positive instead to counter the negative thought’. Continue reading.

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