Target under fire for selling 'Obsessive Christmas Disorder' sweater in stores

Target Shoppers Upset Over 'Obsessive Christmas Disorder' Sweaters That Used OCD as a Pun
Target Shoppers Upset Over 'Obsessive Christmas Disorder' Sweaters That Used OCD as a Pun

Many are not pleased with Target's portrayal of Christmas spirit in their latest holiday apparel.

Target recently rolled out red sweaters with the phrase "Obsessive Christmas Disorder," and people took to social media to express their thoughts on the matter. Most feel as though the company is making light of obsessive compulsive disorder.

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OCD is a condition characterized by both obsessions and compulsions and affects more than two million American adults, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.

People have used the hashtag #OCD on Twitter to share their frustration with Target.

However, not everyone is offended. Many also took the positive approach to the sweater and posted how "funny" the sweater was.

Nevertheless, a both and TIME reported that Target spokesperson released the following statement:

%shareLinks-quote="We never want to disappoint our guests, and we apologize for any discomfort. We currently do not have plans to remove this sweater." type="quote" author="Target Spokesperson" authordesc="" isquoteoftheday="false"%

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