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
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
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.
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
In this video Emely shares the 10 things, she wish she had known 10 years ago, when she found out she had Dissociative Identity Disorder. Under the video is a simple list of the 10 things mentioned in the video. We appreciate you investing the time to learn more about DID! Part 2 of this… Continue reading 10 things i wish i had known 10 years ago
This is a guest post by The Trashcan Collective. They are the original creators of the terms endogenic and traumagenic system. We are extremely grateful that they were willing to write this guest post for the Plural Positivity World Conference 2019. And as a guest post for our website. We think it is absolutely great this… Continue reading Origin of Endogenic and Traumagenic System Terminology. Guest post by The Trashcan Collective.
25 years have passed since multiple personality disorder was reclassified as dissociative identity disorder in 1994. But not much seems to have changed when it comes down to actual help for those who suffer from the disorder. Hence this year, we will post multiple articles here, to address some of the past and current problems.… Continue reading MPD to DID 25 years later – Name calling, to do or not to do?
25 years have passed since multiple personality disorder was reclassified as dissociative identity disorder in 1994. But not much seems to have changed when it comes down to actual help for those who suffer from the disorder. Hence this year, we will post multiple articles here, to address some of the past and current problems.… Continue reading MPD to DID 25 years later – Integration & final fusion.
By the Cambridge dictionary Integration is a natural process of the brain that got and gets interrupted in the lives of those with dissociative identity disorder. It is partly why amnesia plays a role in DID. Our natural process of integration got disturbed by trauma. Either there is no memory recollection at all or there… Continue reading What is integration?
A crisis plan, sometimes called a safety plan is usually a plan that describes what you will do, to keep yourself safe. To help yourselves during a crisis period. Like when you experience panic attacks or flashbacks. If you have dissociative identity disorder it is very important to involve your plural system in the crisis… Continue reading How to: from crisis to safety Plan for Dissociative identity disorder