February in the UK is LGBT History Month, a time to recognise LGBT issues, topics and history. It's incredibly important to the community, but I also feel it's important for society as a whole. As a bisexual woman who only "came out" to her family last year, I've been exploring my own thoughts, feelings and experiences and hope to cover some of those in this article.
My therapist suggested that I try to draw or write about what my condition looks like to me.
Content/Trigger Warning: Self-Harm/Injury
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is something very close to me, and I would argue, one of my most challenging aspects of myself - not just for me, but those that live with me. A few years ago I processed my feelings around my diagnosis with OCD, alongside the many misconceptions and stigma's that came with it. I've tweaked it slightly, and you can read it below.