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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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10 things to do on DID Awareness Day March 5th

1 Spread awareness online. Let's get the #DIDAwareness &c. Trending! By retweeting, reblogging, liking, sharing and commenting on posts spreading awareness. You could also use #DIDAwarenessDay #BreakTheDIDStigma #DIDOSDD &  #WeTooUse a fake account to protect your identity if needed. Twitter @Plural_Events will provide a continuous stream of new infographics, meme's and pictures throughout the day… Continue reading 10 things to do on DID Awareness Day March 5th

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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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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 – Name calling, to do or not to do?

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MPD to DID 25 years later – Integration & final fusion.

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.

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2019 – From surviving to living

As we close the chapter of 2018 and enter into the new year, i like to take a moment to reflect and to share our intentions for 2019. On a personal level 2018 was crazy. With 3 surgeries in one year, defeating cancer before it got a real chance to get a hold and managing… Continue reading 2019 – From surviving to living

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Innerworld  #DID101 – Article 4.

Innerworlds are a therapeutic tool. It is widely used for many therapies and reasons, one of them being Dissociative Identity Disorder. Some people with DID (or OSDD) grew up with their innerworld. Others want to create one after a diagnosis or when they read about innerworlds. Your innerworld can be anything you want. Anything the… Continue reading Innerworld  #DID101 – Article 4.

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Empowerment Project #DID101 – Article 3. Co-consciousness and co-fronting

Co-consciousness and co-fronting There is not one widely accepted definition when it comes to consciousness. Same as with the word dissociation. People can mean many things when they talk about conscious. So for the purpose of this article we are choosing the Cambridge dictionary ( https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/conscious ) which explains consciousness with the word noticing. Or… Continue reading Empowerment Project #DID101 – Article 3. Co-consciousness and co-fronting

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Empowerment Project #DID101 – Article 2. Switching

Switching is an involuntary or voluntary process off the brain, in which one alter retreats back into the a innerworld and a different alter takes over the body. This process is unique to each system and can take seconds or much longer to finish. When someone switches between alters, it can be very hard to… Continue reading Empowerment Project #DID101 – Article 2. Switching