What is really… real?

OCD-Free
3 min readOct 7, 2023

If the present moment is “all that is real,” and the present moment vanishes, is anything really real?

If the ego isn’t the real, authentic self, is there a self beyond the ego? And if so, how do we come back to it?

When we look for that within us that is permanent, it is quite elusive:

Thoughts come and go
Emotions come and go
Activities, personalities, relationships come…

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Essays, stories & poetry about OCD, culture and society, by Eric. OCD-Free the book: https://shorturl.at/nGR59