It will help you substantially to know more about the challenges your loved one is facing and how you can support their recovery.
We launched an OCD chatbot! While recovery rates are excellent with the right therapy, there is no neat panacea for pure O, and the final act of stoicism for anyone post-therapy is accepting the possibility of having the condition for ever — while conversely accepting that their obsessions may, in fact, reflect reality. I wasn't always obsessed with paedophilia, though. Though I know life and its tragedies can propel a Pure O sufferer back into a cycle of intrusive thoughts, avoidance and panic, I still feel confident that I now have the skills to manage something like that. I pulled my thighs up to my chest and pressed my eye sockets hard against my knees, breathing hard.