It’s easy to get caught up in compulsions around things that really happened. In fact, over the years, I’d say that getting tripped up by real events and judging them as a rational reason to do compulsions, inside and outside of our heads, tends to be the biggest reason people relapse.
So it’s useful to get on top of real events just like we learn how to interact with imaginary events in healthier ways. Here’s a video explaining 5 tips for getting over obsessions about real events.
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