Understanding OCD and Anxiety Hi there, dear reader. You know, if I had a nickel for every time my rollercoaster of thoughts made life feel like a never-ending loop, well, I’d probably have enough to buy a fancy coffee at some hipster cafe downtown. Okay, moving past my poor attempt at humor, let’s talk about something a little heavier: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and anxiety. Right off the bat, did you know that nearly half of those with OCD also have an anxiety disorder? It’s no joke! So let’s dig in and shine a light on the connections between these two.