Can we talk for a moment about scrupulosity and procrastination? There are a few unique features to religious OCD that can contribute to procrastination and excessive distractibility. Some people ask ...

Jaimie Eckert

Apr 7, 2024

I’ve sinned, and I know it. My ribcage squeezes together with shame and my stomach turns over. As a person with religious OCD, my guilt isn’t theoretical–it’s something palpable, a ...

Jaimie Eckert

Mar 20, 2024

Today’s guest post is from Alina,* a 19-year-old who found faith during the pandemic and has since grappled with scrupulosity and OCD. She’s a fun-loving “shy extrovert” who loves pasta ...

Jaimie Eckert

Feb 22, 2024

Are you ritualistically, anxiously confessing your sins in a way you know God didn’t intend? In a recent survey of 431 people with religious OCD, I asked them to respond ...

Jaimie Eckert

Jan 11, 2024

The relationship between faith and feelings is a critical issue that plagues nearly everyone in the scrupulosity recovery community. Our faith can override our emotions, or it can flounder beneath ...

Jaimie Eckert

Dec 28, 2023

If you suffer from scrupulosity and experience awful, unwanted thoughts towards God, you might be wondering: how common are blasphemous thoughts? I don’t know of anyone who has measured the ...

Jaimie Eckert

Dec 14, 2023