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

Do you ever obsess about your feelings? Do you feel apathetic about religious things and then start to panic about your feeling of apathy? Do you wake up feeling more ...

Jaimie Eckert

Nov 30, 2023

In this brief article, I would like to address the issue of scrupulosity and the prophetic word. Let me illustrate the problem in the following true experience. A woman we’ll ...

Jaimie Eckert

Nov 22, 2023

When I think about the bodily compulsions of religious OCD, I think back to the first moment I realized my own bodily movements might not be “normal.” I was in ...

Jaimie Eckert

Nov 9, 2023