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Why do we count

It has only been in the past few years that I now realize that I have OCD. One of the things I do is count. Sometimes it makes me feel like I'm off my rocker. I shutter to think "if people only knew". I appear to be quite normal to my friends, but this is really bugging me. I MUST count to either 15 or a 100, and there are other things such as turning off a light switch a certain way, Turning my head a certain way depending on where I am ATM. I need advice please. Thanks.
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