Man With OCD Perfectly Describes What It’s Like To Love Someone When You Have a Disorder

When you fall in love, the center of your universe shifts.

Days and nights, steps and breaths start spinning around one particular person. There’s weakness in your knees and a tremor in your voice. Your heart is beating like crazy. Now multiply it by a thousand.

That’s the kind of love slam poet Neil Hilborn describes in his viral poem “OCD.”

In almost three minutes, Neil Hilborn manages to perfectly capture the joy and frustration of being in love when you have OCD.