This is something that has been on my mind recently:
I have Pure-O with a hearty scoop of HIV Phobia scooped in. Generally I have a pretty strong handle on my OCD - I'm quite high-functioning, I can manage socially, and so on - but over the summer I've been hanging around not doing anything, and I suppose my brain has decided to occupy itself.
Basically, I'm getting memories. Weird ones from two years ago, that I'm not sure are real or not. Like I mentioned, I have my intense fear of HIV, so predictably a good deal of the memories circulate around sex. No memories of actually having sex - but snippets of conversations I don't remember having - things like a college roommate asking me about the "chick I bagged last night," someone shouting at me for "having sex with their friend," and so on.
Sometimes these memories are obviously false - I have a fairly large vocabulary for a 19-year-old, and in some of the memories, all of the dialogue has my speech characteristics - rendering the memory something only my mind has thought up. Sometimes, though, they can be disturbingly creative. Sometimes, they incorporate memories i KNOW are real, thus making themselves seem more real.
Anyone else experience anything like this? It's getting to the point where I don't know fiction from reality.
i have the same thing i thought i was the only one..i started having false memories when i was on the wrong meds and lack of sleep...i have known to running around asking people what is real...thank you for the post
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