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    Okay, this may seem a little weird but my girlfriend recently pointed something out to me and I think she may be right...

    I have this thing about washing my hands. I'm not anal about it, like if I shake someone elses hand then I have to wash mine. It's not like that but I do feel the need to wash my hands like 10 times a day. I just can't stand my hands being sticky or dirty. Am I suffering from O.C.D.???? I'm starting to wonder because I always check the locks on the house like two or three times before I go to bed....

    Anyone else here have any weird quirks like that or am I just a freak???
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    I wash my hands a lot. I don't lift the toilet seat or flush it with my hands. I also often use my shirt to open public bathroom doors.
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    That's not OCD, so much as a singular minor "phobia". Not unlike Donald Trump refusing to shake people's hands.

    I used to work with someone who bleached his feet twice a month, but that was the only admitted quirk he had. That's far from OCD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ace Ventura
    Okay, this may seem a little weird but my girlfriend recently pointed something out to me and I think she may be right...

    I have this thing about washing my hands. I'm not anal about it, like if I shake someone elses hand then I have to wash mine. It's not like that but I do feel the need to wash my hands like 10 times a day. I just can't stand my hands being sticky or dirty. Am I suffering from O.C.D.???? I'm starting to wonder because I always check the locks on the house like two or three times before I go to bed....

    Anyone else here have any weird quirks like that or am I just a freak???
    I do those same things, I also carry anti-bacterial gel, I usually use it once I get on the train going to and from work. So many nasty people touching the same doors and seats that I have to touch. Once I get in my seat I clean my hands with that stuff and it's all good (well as good as you can get with no soap and water)

    And I definitely check the door more than once when I leave or go to bed.

    Could be OCD, but I call it being safe rather than sorry in both cases.

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    OCD is washing your hands ten times a minute. It takes some poor folks a hour to get out of the bathroom and then they onlu get as far as the kitchen so they can wash their hands again.

    It may be a minor form but the question is this:

    Does it effectyour life in a negative way?

    I mean, you can still go to work and have fun and otherwise be a probuctive person, right?

    Have you flipped out and started crying because you couldn't wash your hands?

    I wouldn't worry about it. Since I work with the public I was my hands may much more.
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    One time me and my buddies (twins) were spending the night in their VW van in Huntington Beach. I took a shit, but there was no place to wash my hands. I had us drive around for like half an hour looking for a place with soap, but to no avail. It drove me crazy, and the next morning I woke up at 6AM and walked a mile down the beach and back just so I could wash my hands.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Axxman300
    Does it effectyour life in a negative way?

    I mean, you can still go to work and have fun and otherwise be a probuctive person, right?

    Have you flipped out and started crying because you couldn't wash your hands?

    I wouldn't worry about it.
    Exactly.

    For me, it's not something I think about or obsess over, it's just a cleanliness thing. If I can't wash my hands at that time, I don't even think twice about it...oh well, I'll wash them when I can get to a sink.

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    I log onto this website hoping for new VH news several times day. I am sure I have O.VH.D.

    But seriously, I do a few things people may consider obsessive myself. I vacumn my house everyday if it needs it or not...don't know why, been doing it since I was in my teens.
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    I make lots of lists. Apprently that's an indicator of obsessive-compulsive tendencies.
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    Quote Originally Posted by janthraxx
    I make lots of lists. Apprently that's an indicator of obsessive-compulsive tendencies.
    No. It's an indicator that you make lots of lists.

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    Sorry, I was just going by what my mom has said, a degreed therapist and Psychiatrist
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    I think most people have little quirks like that. I have to say there is nothing wrong with keeping things clean. The opposite would be worrisome. Regardless. OCD is much much more. I know a widow who suffers from it and it is simply baffling what she goes thru just to make it thru each day. Not to worry, Ace - go wash your hands and forget about it

    janthraxx - your lists are helping you remember the things your pot-brain keeps forgetting You're all good!
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    Quote Originally Posted by racefan8

    janthraxx - your lists are helping you remember the things your pot-brain keeps forgetting You're all good!
    I hardly ever do....wait, what were we talking about?


    Just kidding, I hardly ever do that!
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    There are varying degrees of OCD...some are minor, some are crippling, some lay in between.

 

 

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