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    I am quite concerned about my Mum because I think that she has OCD.
    Every single day, she hoovers up even though our house is already spotless. Now she has started mopping the wooden floors every single morning even though we all walk around in socks and so not much dirt accumulates on the floor in a 24 hour period.
    She gets very exasperated if somebody makes even the tiniest bit of mess. For example, when my little brother dropped some crumbs on the carpet, instead of just picking them up, she got the hoover out.
    Whenever I clean something such as the bath, she cleans it again afterwards even if I have cleaned it properly.
    Maybe I'm just reading into things too much but her daily cleaning ritual seems a bit strenuous in my opinion.
    What do you guys think?
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    (Original post by jessyjellytot14)
    I am quite concerned about my Mum because I think that she has OCD.
    Every single day, she hoovers up even though our house is already spotless. Now she has started mopping the wooden floors every single morning even though we all walk around in socks and so not much dirt accumulates on the floor in a 24 hour period.
    She gets very exasperated if somebody makes even the tiniest bit of mess. For example, when my little brother dropped some crumbs on the carpet, instead of just picking them up, she got the hoover out.
    Whenever I clean something such as the bath, she cleans it again afterwards even if I have cleaned it properly.
    Maybe I'm just reading into things too much but her daily cleaning ritual seems a bit strenuous in my opinion.
    What do you guys think?
    Sorry for such a late reply! This does sound like it could be starting to get concerning is it interrupting with other stuff she and you need to do, and does she seem very distressed if she can't do it for whatever reason? It's hard to tell when you don't know what she's thinking I know but these can both be big signs. Not really sure what to suggest other than talking to her really, but do think about how to do it. You could always leave the NHS page open for her somewhere or something if you think that would be better, or suggest seeing her GP but really depends how you think she'll take it. If nothing else, keep an eye on her if you can- there's loads of peopleon here who have more experience of it than me but OCD can be awful to live with as you probably know. Sorry not to be of much help!
 
 
 
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