Here comes my main issue, how do you tell someone what is wrong with you?
I have never actually been diagnosed with OCD but I know that is what is wrong with me. I guess I never liked the idea of being labelled. I didn't want people to constantly watch the things I do once they found out. How do I tell my boyfriend?? We've been together for 5 years now and he has no idea. I don't know how I have managed to hide it from him, butI have. He notices some things but must just think they are normal or that I am just extra in order with things. I am very afraid that it will be too much for him and he will leave me. I know that if he truly loves me he will stay with my, I know this. But the fear is still there. Is it wrong to never tell him? I feel like one day I will have to. I have come close a few times to telling him but for some reason I just can't get the words out. My best friend today doesn't even know and she knows almost everything there is to know about me. I would like to get help but before I can seek professional help I need to tell him, otherwise questions will be asked as to why I am seeing a therapist etc. Does anyone out there that is seeing a therapist have any advice? Is it worth it? Does it actually help you? Or is it something I can continue to try to do on my own? How do you sit your loved ones down and tell them? Does anyone know if it is something you can pass down to your children? Any advice is greatly appreciated.