Harm OCD Getting The Best of Me :(

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I know this is going to sound pathetic, but I keep wanting to watch shows I've always enjoyed (fantasy, mythology, crime, etc...), but anytime I watch these shows, I get anxious. And there are moments, where my anxiety will seem to quiet down and I can enjoy them. That feels so amazing. But, my Harm OCD ends up kicking in, so I start seeing things around me as harmful towards my family, and keep thinking thought like, "What if I do this?" It's driving me crazy... I know I would never do anything to harm my family, but I keep thinking about things like, "What if I am capable of harming my family?" It gets so bad late at night. :'(

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    Yes Kayla thats yet another quirck anxiety symptom.

    Our minds go into overdrive.

    I never have any thoughts of harming anyone but I do have vivid dreams

    Stick to animation and comedy

    Stay Strongcry


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    Kayla you aren't alone. I have the same thing and was recently trying to explain this to my mother a few weeks ago. I enjoy watching horror movies, paranormal shows and crime/murder shows. I find them interesting. And as of late these horrible thoughts come in my mind BUT I would never do anything like that...I love my family. I don't know what is going on in my head sometimes...my anxiety, ocd and panic are terrible at the moment so maybe that? I'm not sure. I'm supposed to start am AD but hesitant.
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