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Your partner will realize is up, and by this point, you will likely have already told a good number of lies to cover up your OCD.In my opinion, as soon as you realize your relationship is likely more than a one or two date thing, it’s time to discuss your OCD. That’s a tough question, and of course each person will need to say something different.One of the group activities at the Mc Lean Hospital OCD Institute was writing romantic personal ads for ourselves, and then sharing them with others.The idea was that, after spending months in the OCD program, listing our best qualities would help us to rebuild a positive self-image, and sharing with our fellow patients could reinforce that. At the start of a relationship you're so giddy about potentially falling in love that for the most part, your usual anxieties seem to fall by the way side, and as all my fellow OCDers will know, the less anxious you are, the more bearable your OCD will become. When the water settles and it's just you two, starting at each-other, learning everything about one another? I'm not an expert on OCD and I most certainly am not an expert on dating (seriously, I'm clueless). I use my beating heart to distract me from the oppressive thoughts I'm plagued with most days; my nervousness saving me, for once.Unfortunately new research has found such sufferers also are less satisfied with their sex lives.The authors of the new study, conducted at the School of Psychology at the Interdisciplinary Center in Israel, believe the real issue lies with people who are unhappy in their relationship as a whole, and this merely manifests through reduced sexual satisfaction.
At the end of the day, if they can't accept you for who YOU are, then they really don't deserve your time and love.There are, however, questions I feel should always be considered: When (not if) should you tell your significant other about your obsessive-compulsive disorder?