Memory and OCd

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Can someone give me some advice as to deal with OCD playing tricks on your memory  and making you love in fear of it everyday I'm afraid I'll remember I did something terrible or something that will stain me or end my future 

Anything i can defiantly remember I have admitted talked to my therapist about and forgiven myself which was hard because any mistake I made my OCD keeps guilting me back into the cycle 

Now I have a memory I can't remember is true but I can't think or focus on anything else 

The memory is related to POCD 

Can someone please help me so I can live 

I just want to have a career, have a family and help the world but OCD and my memories keep me afraid that "one terrible" memory will confirm I'm the monster I already fear I am 

Please someone help 

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    Well you say "therapist" So I would assume that's a CBT therapist. They're what you need for this kind of thing. We don't have any around here unfortunately. I know a woman that once tried SSRI's of all kinds. They did her no good. I suggested Luvox. Which is specific for OCD. She said that was the only thing that helped her. Are you just seeing a therapist? I hope CBT.


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      I believe my therapist is trained in CBT though I don't think her specialty is OCD. She has helped me greatly but I do

       fear if I need someone who specializes specifically in OCD. But I have anxiety about leaving her as we've been together five months 

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      I don't see her till thursaday so I will ask her thank you 

      And if I can ask do you suffer from OCD? And if so did you have many Obessions? Did they ever feel like a hundred percent real?  

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