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When I was a teen I had bad acne. I didn't know his to deal so I picked at it. I dreamed of having clear beautiful skin like the popular girls and those cool kids in movies. Now, as an adult my skin is pretty good. I take very good care of it.
However, I do get occasional pimples here and there. Even if it is just a little blackhead, it drives me insane because in my twisted mind I am still that sad pimply teenager yearning for perfection. I am obsessed with having perfect skin and still cannot accept that I never will. My hormones and genetics will keep giving me occasional pimples for the rest of my life.
Still, when I see those little blackheads I have to squeeze them up to "clean up" my face. Unfortunately, often I make everything worse and deal with a wound and then an acne mark. Why can't I just leave those little blackheads alone? Other ppl probably wouldn't even notice them. But I do. And if I don't squeeze them right away I get anxious and obsessive until I give into my urges. Guess, perfectionism and OCD may be to blame for our problem. What do you guys think?