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OCD is much more complicated and debilitating than that, believe me I know.
I’ve also denied an obsession only to cave into it. I remember a dream in elementary school about a friend of mine who played field soccer with me in my dream and within the following days I had become obsessed and began to follow him around.
I turn my phone off for days at a time when I realize that my dependence on someone’s attention is getting out of hand. I obsess over positive recognition from professors and coworkers. He lived a few houses down from me and I remember staring at his backyard from my window to see if he was outside.
The one I met under the arch in Washington Square Park whose online dating profile had described him as a “nice Jewish boy.” The one who I fucked on the floor of my friend’s room as my friend slept next to us.
The one I never met in real life but talked to daily for two years.