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
What is programming: Programming varies per group of perpetrator one grows up with. Programming is very often related to RA/SRA. But not always. Programming is often started in early childhood. Although i can personally testify it works as well on a 12+ year old who already has a dissociative identity disorder. Maybe we were programmed… Continue reading TW: What is Programming 101 in Dissociative Identity Disorder – Part 1
At the end of this post, you will not know how to deprogram yourself. But this title is not clickbait either. Not at all actually. This post contains much valuable information to empower you, teach you and show you, what deprogramming yourself can look like. What life after deprogramming can look like. So welcome to… Continue reading TW: What is Deprogramming yourself 101 in Dissociative Identity Disorder – Part 2
Thank you Dr. Mike Lloyd for writing this wonderful article. We hope this article will inspire therapist to find the right training, to educate themselves and with that be better able to treat their patients, but also to recognize dissociative symptoms early on. This is a great article, and we feel extremely thankful Dr. Lloyd… Continue reading Reflections on the need for training in Dissociative Disorders by Dr. M. Lloyd
Recently we held a poll in which 200 people with dissociative identity disorder participated. The question was a simple one, does your system include any non human alters ? Non human alters is a wide term, used on purpose in this poll. It can mean anything from a robot, to an animal, an angel or a… Continue reading Non human / animal alters in dissociative identity disorder, not as rare as you might think!
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When you write (or type or draw) you use a thing called muscle memory. You remember what to do automatically. You bypass the critical mind, you bypass thinking. (the skill of writing, not the words you write, of course you do think about that) Muscle memory is connected to your subconscious. And your subconscious is… Continue reading Why writing to communicate with alters works so great and bullet journaling with a dissociative identity disorder System
As you might notice we like to write about quite controversial topics. Not only because we are controversial but also because we like people to think, not just assume when we or anyone else for that matter, writes or says something. We are all at a different place in our healing path, we are all… Continue reading Why do we use self hypnosis? And what do we NOT use it for?!
Over the next few weeks i will be writing some articles about the dissociative identity disorder community and how we can grow and progress as a community. because i've been noticing some things within the DID community that make me.. a bit uncomfortable. Now first of all i'm not talking about anyone specific nor am… Continue reading The Community part 1 – Fake it till you make it