Question: Can someone with OCD fall in love?

If you have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD​), you know that your symptoms can often get in the way of establishing and maintaining romantic relationships. Indeed, many individuals with OCD are single, and those who are in a relationship or married often report a significant amount of relationship stress.

Do people with OCD obsess over their partner?

They might find themselves questioning everything about their relationship, their partner, or about themselves. The unrelenting obsessions and compulsions they engage in can often take over or sabotage the relationship.

Do OCD people have feelings?

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a condition marked by a pattern of unwanted, intrusive thoughts, feelings, images, sensations, or urges that take the form of a Feared Story. This story tells the sufferer of a potential, and as of yet fictional, outcome or truth about their actions, intentions, character, or future.

How do you love someone with pure OCD?

OCD sufferers often have repetitive thoughts or actions they cant easily shut down. Dont dismiss or minimize their pain. Acknowledge what theyre feeling and offer empathy; not frustration. Encourage their progress and dont compare.

Can people with OCD have a favorite person?

“Obsessive love disorder” (OLD) refers to a condition where you become obsessed with one person you think you may be in love with. You might feel the need to protect your loved one obsessively, or even become controlling of them as if they were a possession.

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