Category: staring ocd
There are different techniques you can use to suppress the urge to look in situations I’ve just described. I’ll share one involving competing responses where a specific discomfort must overpower the premonitory urge to stare. This technique addresses the tic, not an obsession and compulsion related to it.
I’ve lived with V-TOCD for many years, but I’m now in recovery. I realised to recover, you need to notice your behaviours immediately before you get the premonitory urge to stare.
Ever wondered why people stare at others privates? Have you asked yourself if it’s a tic, an obsession, a compulsive action or all three? Visual Tourettic OCD Staring OCD is now known as Visual or Ocular Tourettic OCD. That makes sense to me because the urge to stare feels like an involuntary eye movement is […]