Few people know or understand the magnitude of my OCD because fighting it has been a top priority. Maybe it was because I had too many battles to fight without the addition of being a “freak” growing up- I had enough trouble fitting in as it was.
Quitting is easy. You can walk away at any time, but don’t keep dreaming about the summit if you’re willing to give it up.
There’s a difference between cultural appropriation and cultural appreciation.