Question: What should I do if my boyfriend has OCD?

Is it safe to date someone with OCD?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can affect all areas of life. Many who have OCD choose not to date and avoid intimate relationships. 1 There are many reasons people resort to this choice; chief among them is the desire to prevent or lessen their anxiety through avoidance of stressful situations.

How do you date a guy with OCD?

Heres how you can deal with the situation.Dont make your partner feel weird. If you are interested in having a long-term relationship with a person with OCD, you need to be more accepting of the condition. Be aware. Respect his privacy. Know more about the treatment. Be open about your needs.Jun 20, 2018

What does relationship OCD look like?

People with rOCD may experience intrusive thoughts, fears, and anxiety about whether their partner is right for them, whether they are attracted to their partner or their partner is attracted to them, and intense doubt regarding whether they need to end their relationship.

Is ROCD curable?

Because ROCD is a subtype of OCD, its highly treatable with exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy. ERP is the gold standard of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for OCD. The treatment works by exposing those with OCD to potentialtriggers in a safe and controlled environment.

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