Hi guys, As you know I was diagnosed with OCD and Anxiety last summer. I am still on Sertraline at 200mg and during panic attacks I take .5mg of Clonazepam. This week has been pretty bad. I am a college student and I went to the career services on campus to get some info. She was explaining to me about the different events for people in the animal science major like me. In my mind I was thinking "oh, this is not what I want to do." Then all of a sudden I began to cry uncontroll- ably. I tried to hold it in but it came so quickly and unexpected there was nothing I could do. She huged me and comforted me. I couldn't stop crying so I eventually left and went home. The previous day I was ten minutes late for class. As I was walking to class, I was think- ing "Why am I always late, I have to get it together." Then it turned into "I can't do nothing right, I lose money all the time, I spend too much money all the time, can't control my dog (chihuahua), barely passing my classes, can't handle taking a math class without almost crapping in ur pants." I completely broke down and cried as I was walking. I managed to compose myself a little before I got to class. Professor asked whats wrong and I told him I got pulled over by the cops. I was okay after that. I usually carry around Clonazepam with me but not on those two days. I also want to change my major to Art Application/Visual Arts with a minor in business, but mom says "no, you are going to be a doctor." I drop all of my math and Chemistry courses before the deadline because my grades were already rather low. She says "you can be whatever you want to be" but why won't you let me focus on my strengths and make a career out of that. I am very artistic and I love to draw, sketch, and paint. I would love to make clothes or get into the fashion industry somehow, but she thinks I will be making the biggest mistake of my life! She is the one who encouraged me to get help for my OCD and anxiety, now when I start stating my own opinions and likes and dislikes, she doesn't like it. I don't know what to do...I might just change my major and not even tell her, its not like she ever see's my grades or school records.View Thread
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