Why You’re Questioning Your Attraction To Your Partner: Is ROCD to blame?
Occasional worry or doubt or insecurity in any relationship is normal—but sometimes, questioning your attraction can end up overtaking your life.Learn more
Am I actually in love or am I obsessed? Advice from a therapist
If you're worried about your own feelings for someone else, it's important to draw the line between obsession and love.Learn more
Why am I not turned on by my partner? Advice from a therapist
It’s normal for libido to wax and wane. But sometimes, a mental health condition like OCD won’t let you accept that.Learn more
Does my partner love me? Advice from a therapist
If you're constantly feeling worried whether or not your partner loves you, you're not alone—and you don't always have to feel this way. Learn more
How do I know my dog loves me? Advice from a therapist
In my years as a therapist, I've helped many people who werewracked with doubts about whether their dog loves them. Here's how I've helped.Learn more
Why am I so scared of my partner leaving me?
If you're constantly, worrying about your partner leaving it may be a sign that you have a subtype of OCD known as Relationship OCD.Learn more
How can I overcome first-date anxiety? A therapist’s take
Let's untangle some of the reasons that you might be feeling first-date anxiety—as well as the kinds of steps you can take to overcome it. Learn more
Could my fear of commitment be a sign of Relationship OCD?
You may want to commit, but when it comes time to actually do it, your alarm bells sound. Learn what's going on, and what you can do.Learn more
I hate being touched by people. Could it be OCD?
If you feel like your aversion to being touched is intense, it’s natural to wonder what the underlying cause might be—especially if it's interfering with your life.Learn more
Overthinking Tinder Conversations: Could it Be a Mental Health Problem?
It’s normal to overthink things sometimes. But if it’s getting in the way of your life and ability to make connections with people, it could be a component of OCD.Learn more
How to stop obsessing over texts—advice from an OCD therapist
Relationships are difficult, but sometimes worrying over texts exceeds general anxiety about a relationship. Let’s explain something called Relationship OCD.Learn more
Fear of being fired: Is it OCD?
Gain valuable insights into the potential relationship between fear of being fired and OCD, empowering yourself to navigate work-related anxiety.Learn more
Fear of someone reading your mind
Is thinking people can read your thoughts OCD? Discover the symptoms, triggers, and effective treatments to help overcome fear of mind reading in OCD. Learn more
Why am I scared to be happy in a relationship?
If you find yourself consistently scared to be happy in a relationship, it may be a sign that you have relationship-themed OCD, or ROCD.Learn more
I have a fear of cheating – Is it OCD, Anxiety or Phobia?
Fear of cheating involves serious concern about cheating or being cheated on by a romantic partner either in the past, present, or future.Learn more
Fears about being a rapist
OCD focused on the fear of rape involves repeated intrusive, obsessive thoughts involving rape that cause intense anxiety or distress. Learn more
Fear of falling out of love
ROCD, a subcategory of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, can involve fears of falling out of love with one’s partner or potential partner.Learn more
Paternity fears in OCD involve unwanted intrusive, irrational thoughts which create doubt about the identity of the father of one’s child, from the perspective of any parent.Learn more
Fears about Divorce in Relationship OCD
Fear of divorce, a subtype of Relationship OCD (ROCD) may include specific fears or worries about divorce.Learn more
Fear of Abandonment—Is it OCD or Anxiety?
Fear of abandonment involves a chronic, persistent fear that someone will leave them, This fear can present on its own or as OCD.Learn more