OCD Isn’t Cute – And This Comic Shows Why We Need to Stop Acting Like it Is

“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

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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