Dating when i have ocd
Looking back, I don’t think any of those encounters were worth the hours of frantic revision and the countless near misses that preceded them.Ironically, I’ve had a lot more luck meeting people in the kind of IRL social situations I’d hoped online dating would help me avoid.With nowhere else to turn, I held my nose, lay down my dignity and my personally-identifiable information at the door, and stepped into the preferred digital meat market of underemployed millennials - OK Cupid.One would assume that, for someone with anxiety problems, online dating would be a godsend.He said this would be the third time he would be calling a wedding off.It wasn’t until this session that he realized his OCD had morphed into his present dilemma.You’ll browse some, tweak your profile a bit, learn the ropes. Brainstorming, outlining, composing, editing, proofreading – agonizing over word choice, sentence structure, how little adjustments change the tone of the piece.And holy smokes - you’ll find someone who’s by every metric this ridiculous website measures, this person and I are one soul split asunder by the gods like in the Symposium. But by the end of it, you’ll have a piece of writing as subtle and succinct as a Shakespearean sonnet.
Basically, if you struggle with obsession or anxiety, I’d advise careful consideration before you jump into online dating.
Unfortunately, they didn’t count on one of their patients being a chronic and likely-incurable wise guy.