I should say here to avoid confusion that by inference here I mean thoughts about what I think is happening or has happened, based on some kind of evidence or reasoning. Are you worrying about what the hell is wrong with you? Try to be nice and let your friends be wherever they are. By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: In addition to performing compulsions, one other way in which sufferers cope with the fears caused by the obsessions is through avoidance, and by this I mean directly avoiding everyday situations that get the thoughts going. Limited Company registered in England and Wales, number What if you normalized any thought as acceptable?
This may also include visiting prostitutes in more extreme cases.
They might be shunned at work, or passed over for promotion. Photo by Rishad Daroowala. I must always have certainty and control in life intolerance of uncertainty. I feel sorry for straight men sometimes because they're so afraid of being labelled gay that they will hold back from showing caring or affection non sexual for their mates, which can prevent you from having strong friendships.
Not imagining yourself in sexual situations with same-sex individuals to check on your own reactions.