This comic breaks down what OCD really is, what it isn’t, and why it’s so harmful when you trivialize this serious disorder.

OCD Isnt Cute And This Comic Shows Why We Need to Stop Acting Like it IsImage source: Screenshot/Everyday Feminism
news Sunday, November 08, 2015 - 18:17

Originally published on Everyday Feminism.

By Christine Deneweth

"I’m so OCD about this!"

It’s become far too common for people to use OCD as a "quirky" adjective. And if you don’t have OCD, you probably don’t realize why that’s a huge problem.

This comic breaks down what OCD really is, what it isn’t, and why it’s so harmful when you trivialize this serious disorder. We can learn a lot from this message on being more thoughtful about our everyday language.

With Love,

The Editors at Everyday Feminism

Christine Deneweth is a Contributing Comic Artist for Everyday Feminism. A queer cartoonist and artist, Christine lives in Ypsilanti, Michigan. She is a cartoonist for Eastern Michigan University’s newspaper the Eastern Echo. She writes children’s books about mental disability and has a comic strip that has been published for five years. Comics can be found on her Facebook page, and art can be found on her Instagram @crassasterCheck out her work here

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