How to convince my parents I have OCD?
they won't believe me, even though my mom has OCD. I told them that I repeat actions until they feel just right. Or unnecessarily rereading an essay before handing it in. Repeating things to myself when people say certain words. having to go back and adjust things until they are perfect. having inappropriate thoughts I cannot control. having to win a game a certain number of times and starting over once I've lost. I only like even numbers. the tv volume has to be at an even number. tapping on the walls or windows so something bad does not happen. having to go to the bathroom before bed about twenty times even if I don't have to go. drawers or cupboards left open drive me insane. slight things set me off and make me angry. I can't drink out of mugs or plastic cups only glass. I constantly check all the doors are locked and have to have all the lamps in the house off. reading things backwards and checking my alarm a million times. counting all the lines on a page when reading. pushing objects away from the edge of a table...ect. there's just a few