From thoughts on psychoanalytic practice, to theory, to Singapore. Read all about it.
How does one deal with grief and loss? Some have said that it cuts right through the heart. Research has shown that loss impacts the emotional centre in our brain in such a way that we do feel "heart-broken". Hence, it takes many of us ages to recover from real or imagined loss, and considered traumatic by its very definition. Consider the Four Stages of Grief from an attachment perspective.
Is it OCD or is it not? Check out the suggested reading regarding treatment - Psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral approaches of obsessive-compulsive disorder: is it time to work through our ambivalence? Kempke S, Luyten P. Bull Menninger Clin. 2007 Fall;71(4):291-311. doi: 10.1521/bumc.2007.71.4.291.