#176- No Longer Being Daily Obsessed Makes Me Question The Initial Obsession

Today’s audio question comes from a listener who previously, er… currently, is struggling with SO-OCD. They previously struggled with their obsession daily, but that has calmed. But, now they are triggered to the memory of the obsession, which triggers the obsession. If they aren’t currently overwhelmed by the obsession, why…

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#174- Is SO-OCD Decreasing My Attraction To My Partner?

Today’s audio question comes in from “C” who wants to know whether her SO-OCD is decreasing her sense of attraction to her partner, or if she is actually experiencing a change, transition, or awakening to the realization that she’s actually, truly, gay. I go through the question and discuss several…

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#170- Staying Present Amidst My SO-OCD and ROCD Obsessions, and Psychics Ruining My Marriage!

Today’s questions come from listeners both struggling with ROCD. One is struggling with the dreaded combo of ROCD and SO-OCD, and the other is struggling with news from their psychic (and later astrological charts) that her and her to-be husband are NOT meant to be. No evidence? Hearsay? Unfounded confidence?…

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#169- Confessing, Sharing, Or Getting Support With SO-OCD

Today’s audio question comes from a listener who has a question about how to get support from others when she is in the middle of high anxiety or panic. Is this the right time to get support? But is that reassurance? Should she confess her thoughts? Should she tell people…

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#139- SO-OCD Has Nothing To Do With Your Sexuality, and Dealing With The Uncertainty

For today’s question, I answer an audio question sent in through Instagram. The listener asks what they can do about their SO-OCD that keeps screaming that she is a lesbian even though she identifies as bi-sexual. She asks about whether she can know her sexuality and whether she’ll get that…

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#131- Partner Focused ROCD, and Exposures For, and Dating Despite, SO-OCD

Another audio question for this week! For this week, I answer two questions, one from an audio submitter, and another from Instagram. The first question is about Partner Focused ROCD and being obsessed about whether her partner was moral, or moral enough. The next question is about exposure suggestions for…

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#124- SO-OCD On LGBTQ+ Spectrum and What To Do With Terrible Anxiety During Relapse

For this episode, I answered an audio question sent in through Instagram. The questioner asks about what they can do with their SO-OCD when it suggests they are not Bi-curious, but are actually “just gay.” I also answer a question from someone wondering what they can do with their anxiety…

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#123- Casadastraphobia Story, Getting Mom’s Support, and Feeling Like I’m Back At Square One

For today’s episode, someone shared their awareness of Casadastraphobia story after listening to the Phobia Phriday episode on that phobia. After that, I answer a question from someone wondering how to get their mom’s support when they’ve already tried sharing articles about OCD with them. Last, I answer a question…

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#122- Isn’t Knowing If It’s True Important, and Struggling To Believe In God

On this episode, I discuss two listener questions. The first is from a listener wondering whether it is important and necessary to decide whether their obsession is true before pursuing treatment. Their examples related to SO-OCD and POCD, which many people believe it important to get to the bottom of…

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