|Can You Picture That?|
Watching 6Chapter 6Watching 6 by lady-warrior
Dr. Teeth sat straight up in bed. He'd just managed fall asleep after tossing and turning for a few hours when a sound in the living room had woken him up. He stared at his closed bedroom door, unsure whether he should get up and see what the cause of the thump had been or stay in his room and hope whatever it had been was just something falling off a shelf.
There it was again!
Now he had to get up, if to at least lock the bedroom door.
Grabbing the book he'd been reading off the nightstand by his bed he slipped out of it and slowly made his way toward the door, tiptoeing. If someone was out there and attacked him he'd use the book to defend himself.
reaching out he cautiously grabbed the doorknob and slowly, carefully, turned it. As he began to open it he braced himself for anything that might come flying toward him.
The door came open and a face stared at him. He screamed and the face screamed as well.
"What are we yelling about?!" it was Zoot's
Obsessive CompulsionI have an obsessive compulsion.Obsessive Compulsion by lady-warrior
So what? You might ask, a lot of people have obsessive compulsions, you're not special. Hear me out okay? After I explain you will understand.
I have had this problem for quite a long time where before I go to bed at night, I must wash my whole body down with soap and water. This can take a long time and I usually wind up going to bed at a very late hour because if my body touches anything along the way from the bathroom to my bed I feel I am contaminated and must start over. If I don't do this I will suffer anxiety and panic. People have told me I don't need to do this, that if I just go to bed without doing it I will be fine and that my body will not be contaminated and I will not have anything to worry about. Even my therapist encouraged me to try it as "It will be easier the more often you do it".
So, I took their advice one night and did just that. After going to the bathroom I only washed my hands and then climbed into bed, turning off the li
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