I’ve lived with OCD for most of my life and found this article fascinating. I must admit, I’ve never considered my disorder from a philosophical perspective; I’ve focused much more on the physiological causes and pursued treatment accordingly. Willpower is certainly important — I’ve had tremendous success with exposure and response prevention which requires willpower in spades. Anyway, I sincerely hope that you do reclaim your “rightful place”. Thank you for writing this interesting piece.

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