OCPD - Scattered Thoughts from the Front Lines: Too Perfect Tuesdays - Chap 5 The Ruination of Leisure & The Ruination of Relationships | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it

An obsessive may take up up a project or hobby with a pleasant sense of anticipation. But somehow "I'd like to knit my husband a sweater" becomes "I really ought to work on that sweater" - something that should be done, exactly like an external demand. The person begins to slog through the project, rather than relaxing and enjoying the chance to be creative.