Self-Stigmatizing Myself

I’ve had OCD since I was four years old. I am in graduate school for psychology. I make most of my current living writing and talking about all things mental health. And yet, I still have a hard time coming to terms with the fact that sometimes I am not in charge of my own brain. I often find myself surprised that I am mentally ill, and I sometimes do a lot of mental gymnastics to convince myself otherwise. It’s like I have this story in my head that I

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