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Dear Doc, I'm a 30yr old woman and I have 5 kids. Over the last few years I've been struggling with something. I have these crazy, weird and sometimes even evil thoughts. I know they are not really my thoughts but I don't understand why I cannot control them. I pray a lot and sometimes it helps but most of the time I just try to block them out. I don't wanna have these thoughts any more. Some of them make me crazy and nervous. Sometimes I get out of bed 2 or 3 times a night to make sure my kids are breathing. The things that come in my head sometimes are so scary that I don't even want to speak them into existence. My mind is constantly running and I'm always thinking, "what if," or, "how bad this or that would be." So, if you can shed some light on this I'd be grateful.

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