OCD Compulsions

Usually, if I try to search my memory in order to remember something, or I’m waiting, I’ll get a strong impulse to ask the devil to hurry it up or to help me remember whatever it is I’m trying to remember. I’m just wondering if I do ask out of compulsion, am I culpable for this? I’ll most likely immediately regret it.

I never heard of anything like this before. My guess is, if you do ask and your prayer is answered, then you have something to confess. If it’s not answered, maybe not, but to be on the safe side I’d confess it anyway.

Well I’m guessing my culpability is not present.

Why not? Because it’s involuntary?

Mental illness lowers culpability.

I’m sorry to hear you have a mental illness. I will pray for you.

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