Talk about raising awareness about OCD!
At the end of last year (how odd it feels to say that!) I had an idea. As a twitter community we had done some awareness raising using the #thatsocd hashtag. It was a powerful way to describe our lived experiences with OCD. However, I had a nagging concern that perhaps it was only reaching those suffering with OCD and I wanted to find a way that allowed us to reach a wider audience so that we weren’t just preaching to the choir- as it were.
On Twitter there is another hashtag that looks like this : #OCDproblems.
People use it to tweet about their neurotic quirks and habits. You know how it goes:
“Hate it when the teacher doesn’t wipe the board properly. lol.#OCDproblems”
“Wish people wouldn’t wear odd socks 😉 #OCDproblems
It’s irritating and a misuse of the term. Suddenly I wondered what it would be like if…
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