People joke about being depressed or having OCD all the time, without really knowing what it’s like to be diagnosed with these disorders. In actuality, they cripple you and become part of your personality, and aren’t just feelings that get washed away the next morning.

These comics by CollegeHumor depict what people say about mental illness, compared to what others really deal with. Perhaps you’ve laughed about these things to conceal an even bigger truth, too.