By Alyson Krueger
Originally Posted here…
When Sophie Kleinhandler was diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder at 8, one thing that meant a lot to her was the support of her sister Rachel.
“My older sister started worrying about me,” Sophie recalled, “and she told me something really special. There’s a song called ‘Lean on Me,’ and she said, ‘Sophie, now that you have OCD I want you to lean on me when you’re upset and you can’t handle anything.'”
Rachel was a big help to Sophie, but Sophie’s OCD was hard on Rachel, too.
Sophie would get very upset if she was touched without warning. If […]