I have to sleep with my pillow covering my head Not sure why. How we chose 'justice'. The stages Fixation So what. March 13, at 7: What does anal-retentive mean? I have a reminder set in my smartphone in 3 month intervals to add salt to dishwasher — in that time, the salt does not run out completely yet I decide when I want to add salt, not the dishwasher warning message, thank you , but there is enough room left in the dispenser to add a complete 1kg package of salt.
I take things in stride and make few demands on others except that they return to me that type of respectable behavior. Do not nail siding all the way into house because it will need to be removed and the ends painted. I make lists of what is in a bag or a drawer and I make lists of lists! After a power outage or when Daylight Savings Time starts or ends, you feel the need to set all your clocks to the same minute and second.
This bugs me probably more than any other anal-retentive action. We alll have the way we do things and we all have issues, of course unless someone thinks they are GOD!!!!!!!!!!! People with OCPD may demand that others follow strict rules and schedules, though more commonly will avoid contact with others, because they feel that others cannot adhere to their strict standards. Freud posited that children who experience conflicts, in which libido energy is under-indulged during this period of time, and the child is perhaps too strongly chastised for toilet-training accidents, may develop "anal retentive" fixations or personality traits. I usually sorted them by denomination and serial number.
Such as The Twilight Saga. November 20, at 4: You double proof read even your casual emails send to friends. September 14, at Not that I have to have it right then but to force me to think about when was the last time and to not forget my womanly duties! I had to read this entire thread. When I have a long report or task to accomplish, I cannot start unless all my papers and pencils and desk are perfectly organized!