January 9th 2020 at 2pm EST (New York) or 8PM CET (Amsterdam) The Plural Association (TPA) organises it's first fundraiser event. The live event has ended, you can now watch it back: Text continues under the video! We have decided to make this event online and for free on the Power to the Plurals youtube… Continue reading Watch our Q&A Fundraiser event for The Plural Association & it’s WarmLine!
The Plural Association (TPA) has the mission to empower all Plurals worldwide, by connecting, supporting, and offering educational resources, so they can improve their quality of Plural life, through self-advocacy, the future warmline and the many other services that we offer to the community that we build together. In January 2020 The Plural Association will… Continue reading The Plural nonprofit warmline
English French Dutch Spanish German: Diese Liste ist für Plurals gedacht, also Menschen, die Viele sind, und Leute mit dissoziativer Identitätsstörung, die mehr über ihr System wissen und enger mit ihm verbunden sein möchten. Sie ist gedacht um Verständnis, Akzeptanz, innere Kommunikation und Gemeinschaft zu fördern. Bitte bedenke, dass das Ziel dieser Kommunikation Verständnis, nicht… Continue reading “Lerne dein System mit dieser Liste besser kennen!”
One of the hardest articles that we've written is this one. It's personal, emotional, authentic and vulnerable. It's our adult life story and how psychology broke it with a label they refuse to serve with evidence based treatment or specialized therapy. TW for suic*de attempts, hospitalization, non graphic. Timeline: 2001 First job, ice cream parlor.… Continue reading Our life before & after getting diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder
Scroll down for free infographics to share! Today is World Mental Health Day. It’s also a day that is extremely triggering to some (s)RA survivors. It’s a strange combination but also an opportunity for education, advocacy & activism. In the past week and especially today we have seen such beautiful things online. Not only for… Continue reading World Mental Health Day – How many people have Dissociative Identity Disorder? & FREE infographics!
In 1980 the DSM-3 was released and with that Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD) was now something that could be diagnosed. The three part diagnostic criteria were simple: A, the existence of two or more distinct personalities. B, each personality is unique with its own behaviour patterns and relationships. C, the personality that is dominant at… Continue reading MPD and DID & why non disordered Plurals do not have factitious disorder
Ritual abuse (RA) is abuse that is deliberate, repetitive and ritualistic in nature and often attached to specific dates. When this type of abuse happens in group context and/or when multiple groups participate, we speak of a collective trauma date. Often, but certainly not always these dates correlate with holidays. Many of us RA Survivors… Continue reading Best practise resource for RA Survivors in DID & Plural safe spaces.
The Stronghold System from Power to the Plurals responds to the ‘’six-year follow-up of the treatment of patients with dissociative disorders study’’ After our episode on the SystemSpeak podcast, which was epic by the way, so we highly recommend you check out their amazing work! Some people pointed out (including or after Mister Barach’s comments)… Continue reading 12.8% times two – Our response to the six-year follow-up TOP DD study.
We’ve heard that many of you want to be more involved in Plural activism & advocacy work but are or feel unable to or maybe do not know where to start. From an activist standpoint, now is the time to ask you all to take the next step. The next step is to give feedback.… Continue reading On Plural activism & feedback:
This article mentions harassment with minor details. My name is Amee, i am a protector in our system and I spoke about how therapists should call us by our individual names & on integration before in video format. (video at the end of this article!) After a recent experience, I felt the need to further… Continue reading ‘’If it’s not broken, don’t fix it!’’ & the double edged sword that is integration.