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OCPD - Scattered Thoughts from the Front Lines: Too Perfect Tuesdays - Chap 5 The Ruination of Leisure & The Ruination of Relationships

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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.

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OCPD - Scattered Thoughts from the Front Lines: Too Perfect Tuesday - Chap 5 - Demand Resistance

OCPD - Scattered Thoughts from the Front Lines: Too Perfect Tuesday - Chap 5 - Demand Resistance | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it

"When I know somebody wants something from me, I don't do it. It's so automatic, it ends up being more important to me to hold back than to decide what I want.

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