Why? Why do clothing companies think this is okay? Is this funny? Please, market on my mental illness, that is absolutely hilarious. *sigh* This is one fashion trend I just cannot get behind for a few reasons. To start, this is absolutely derogatory, and continues the stigma that mental illnesses are jokes and for attention. Do you see people wearing clothing that demeans physical illnesses? No? That is what I thought. It is things like this that perpetuate the stigmas surrounding mental illnesses. My illness is not a joke. I am valid. The Odyssey Online has a few more examples of offensive mental illness merchandise if you are looking for a few more examples.
Until next time, my Warriors—