dissociative identity disorder, Empowerment Project DID 101, Informative and educational writings, Uncategorized

Get to really know your alters with this easy list!

This list is intended for Plurals who want to get to know and connect more with their alters. It is intended to help you improve understanding, acceptance, internal communication & community with the others in your system. Please remember that the goal of this communication is understanding, not agreement. Please do not force system members… Continue reading Get to really know your alters with this easy list!

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Why the theory of Structural dissociation is ableist

Anyone who has watched a DID youtube video, or read a few posts in a support group, has seen it pass by: The theory of Structural dissociation, written by Ellert Neijenhuis, Onno van der Hart, Suzette Boon and Kathy Steele.  It’s good to know that in 1987, the writers of this theory already referred to… Continue reading Why the theory of Structural dissociation is ableist

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Happening right now: Kicking off Plural Acceptance Week 2019!

This week from Monday July 15th till Sunday July 21th 2019 it's Plural Acceptance Week. (PAW) Which includes Plural Pride Day on Saturday July 20th 2019! This all came to be after the survey that was send to the community. It was decided to take a floating date, as to avoid trigger dates as much… Continue reading Happening right now: Kicking off Plural Acceptance Week 2019!

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A Recovery Bill of Rights For Survivors

A Recovery Bill of Rights For Survivors Copyright 1995 by Thomas V. Maguire, Ph.D. All rights reserved, except that permission is hereby granted to freely reproduce and distribute this document, provided that it is reproduced unaltered in its entirety and distributed free of charge. As a Matter of Personal AUTHORITY, You Have the Right . .… Continue reading A Recovery Bill of Rights For Survivors

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Growing in your Plural Pride part 1

A thought; We still often connect switching with triggers. By now many people say switches come from positive or negative triggers. But do they? By talking about switching like this, don't we make it a bigger deal then it is? Years from now, when I truly can see myself as a non disordered system, (as… Continue reading Growing in your Plural Pride part 1

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Can Alters die & What is dormancy in DID

In this video we explain from our personal experience and opinion if alters (parts) can die. We also talk about dormancy in DID (Dissociative Identity Disorder.) This video contains a switch, as Saar wanted to give her personal input, after having experienced dormancy a couple of times.  

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The 5 steps to become a Collective DID System

This video is related to Emely's previous video ''The 10 things i wish i had known 10 years ago'' In step 10 of the previous video, Emely stated that becoming a (collective) system, takes work. Or more specifically, working together, collectively as a system. So in this video, Sarah Clark explains our 5 steps to… Continue reading The 5 steps to become a Collective DID System

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Join us ONLINE & for FREE at the Plural Positivity World Conference 2019 – ! This weekend !

From Saturday March 31st until Monday April 1st, we are speaking at the Plural Positivity World Conference 2019! There are over 30 sessions by 20 different speakers! You can join us by subscribing (for free) to the Plural Events YouTube Channel. < Click! You can Find The full Schedule by Clicking here. < Click! Video about… Continue reading Join us ONLINE & for FREE at the Plural Positivity World Conference 2019 – ! This weekend !

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Amnesia and timeloss #DID101 – article 8

Amnesia and timeloss #DID 101 - article 8  In the first DID101 we already had a quick look at amnesia. The DSM5 describes amnesia in DID as defined gaps in the recall of everyday events, important personal information and/or traumatic events.   Timeloss is a term often used to indicate, that someone experiences amnesia of… Continue reading Amnesia and timeloss #DID101 – article 8

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Fragments  #DID101 – Article 7.

Last week’s article was all about alters. This week we look at the difference between alters and fragments in dissociative identity disorder (DID) and other specified dissociative disorder (OSDD)  . The book the haunted self teaches us where the word fragment comes from; Braun in 1986 suggested a sort of spectrum, with at the one… Continue reading Fragments  #DID101 – Article 7.