I have found that since I went on meds for my germ and contamination (mostly) OCD that I have a heck of a time with impulse control (I take 20mg of Lexapro daily). What I mean is that I can't seem to be content with my normal life. I am always grabbing onto excitement about the next vacation, party, thing I am going to buy. I can never seem to be happy in the present. I don't remember having this problem before the meds. I was a big saver before and now every extra cent I get goes into the vacation fund. How do I learn to be OK in the now? My now is pretty good. I know this is in my head.
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