Anxiety and Depression Support

Generalized anxiety disorder

If I have a constant fear that I would start sexually harassing men or start having sex with boy's forcefully or with men. I also have a fear that I would start drinking alcohol or smoking or eat non vegetarian food. I belong from a Hindu family where we don't consider animal's as food. This constant worry leaves me crying and I get scared to go out of my home. It's getting very difficult for me to focus on my home issues,my college and I start doubting my character and its freaking me out. Please help.

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Am no doctor but this sounds like OCD to me, you don’t have to live your life suffering from those intrusive thoughts, please reach out for professional help: a psychiatrist or a therapist, whatever makes you more comfortable. Medication can help, CBT can help, but you suffering on your own won’t help. I will also add one sentence that you will keep hearing “as painful and heart wrenching those intrusive thoughts are, they are just thoughts”

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Agreed, this definitely sounds like OCD. I hope you can find treatment and get some relief. Best wishes.

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I don't know whether it is OCD but these thoughts should go away 😥

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Thank you. I'm going to take medical help as well.

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I know your fear is real, but have you acted out on any of these in the past or has something stressed you more to have it come out today? I'm new here too and learning as I go as well.

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I have acted on these in the past and I haven't done any such thing as of yet. I fear that I might lose control of myself and start doing it . I start crying then and it gets worse. I feel like changing my residential area. But its not possible so soon.

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Do you have a friend or relative to reach out to for support? Where are you living now? What are some of your triggers that make you feel like you may lose control? I’d like to be of more help to you if I could.

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I do have friends and family who know my current situation and condition. I feel that I might lose control,though I haven't done any such thing as stated in the post. It just leaves me scared and I start crying because of this constant tension that I have that I might lose control or I might end up doing such thing's

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So you know or have an idea why you feel you might act out like that? If you want to talk, I’m a decent listener, I’ve been finding for myself, reading posts on here and replying back has helped me to start opening up more and draw strength from the support on here.

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I met a counsellor and a psychiatrist they told me that I have pure Ocd and I've started with the therapy and medications as well. Hope this helps me and gets me out of my constant worry of losing control and anxiety. Thank you so much for listening to my condition. And I do sometimes feel like quitting due to these negative thoughts that I get

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Hang in there and don’t give up. You can get through this. Lean on us that are here for you. If you need to talk, ask. Take a slow deep breath and try to think of a happy place to disrupt the negative.

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Thank you so much :")

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