For example, you may experience obsessions related to contamination (like the cleanliness of your partner’s genital area) or disturbing sexual themes (such as sexual assault) that make it very difficult to engage in sexual relations with your partner.
Not surprisingly, people with OCD are often sexually avoidant and sexually dissatisfied in their relationships.
No one is a bigger fan of Shannen Doherty than her bestie, Sarah Michelle Gellar!
"I work on it," she continues, when De Generes asks how she deals with OCD being a mom of two young kids. "I work on it," she continues, when De Generes asks how she deals with OCD being a mom of two young kids.
As for her dating life, Theron talked about her good friend, Chelsea Handler, attempting to get her on a dating app for celebrities.
Clearly, this secrecy is going to stand in the way of an open, honest, and intimate relationship.
Symptoms of depression, which are not uncommon in OCD, can also make it difficult to establish and maintain intimate relationships.
In addition, you may feel that you have to conceal the nature of your obsessions and compulsions to avoid rejection by a potential or current romantic partner.