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Aly Raisman is opening up publicly about her struggles with OCD for the first time.
Speaking with Dax Shepard and Monica Padman on the Armchair Expert podcast Thursday, the two-time Olympian discussed her experience with the disorder.
“When you say you have OCD, I like that — I mean, I’m sorry you have OCD, but I mean it makes me feel like I’m less alone in that because people don’t really talk about it a lot publicly, at least what I see,” the gymnast said after Shepard, 45, mentioned that he also has OCD.
“But I struggle with it, too,” Raisman, 26, said. “And I learned recently — like I always thought OCD was I have to touch this x amount of times or I have to do this x amount of times before I leave the room, but I’ve also learned that OCD is classified