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
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?
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
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!
We hereby officially welcome you to the Power to the Plurals website! We have decided to make this website to spread more awareness about DID and the stigma that seems so closely tied to it. But mostly to bring knowledge, tips and tricks to those who (also) live with dissociative identity disorder. We believe learning… Continue reading Welcome to Power to the Plurals and an introduction to the Stronghold System