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General

Confessions of a Worrywart

While reading Susan Orlins’s poignant memoir, I was reminded continuously of the catchphrase from the late ’60s and early ’70s feminist movement: “The personal is political.” The specifics of...
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Anxiety

Is Liking Your Therapist Enough?

When my son Dan’s self-diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) was confirmed by his longtime pediatrician, the doctor suggested he see a therapist. So off he went to the most...
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Anxiety

Good Therapy for OCD

With the help of the Internet, my son Dan correctly diagnosed himself with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) at the age of 17. After his diagnosis, his longtime pediatrician recommended he...
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Anxiety

OCD, Guilt and Religion

“For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he….” ~ Proverbs 23:7 Grace had grown up in a religious home. She was familiar with the above proverb. She...
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Addictions

When Fantasy Crosses the Line

Fantasizing about another person may seem like a harmless indulgence, but it actually draws us closer to temptation and can increase the risk of being unfaithful. In the same...
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