dissociative identity disorder, Informative and educational writings, plurality, professionals, Uncategorized

Our life before & after getting diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder

One of the hardest articles that we've written is this one. It's personal, emotional, authentic and vulnerable. It's our adult life story and how psychology broke it with a label they refuse to serve with evidence based treatment or specialized therapy. TW for suic*de attempts, hospitalization, non graphic. Timeline: 2001 First job, ice cream parlor.… Continue reading Our life before & after getting diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder

dissociative identity disorder, Resources, Uncategorized

World Mental Health Day – How many people have Dissociative Identity Disorder? & FREE infographics!

Scroll down for free infographics to share! Today is World Mental Health Day. It’s also a day that is extremely triggering to some (s)RA survivors. It’s a strange combination but also an opportunity for education, advocacy & activism. In the past week and especially today we have seen such beautiful things online. Not only for… Continue reading World Mental Health Day – How many people have Dissociative Identity Disorder? & FREE infographics!

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Best practise resource for RA Survivors in DID & Plural safe spaces.

Ritual abuse (RA) is abuse that is deliberate, repetitive and ritualistic in nature and often attached to specific dates. When this type of abuse happens in group context and/or when multiple groups participate, we speak of a collective trauma date. Often, but certainly not always these dates correlate with holidays. Many of us RA Survivors… Continue reading Best practise resource for RA Survivors in DID & Plural safe spaces.

dissociative identity disorder, Informative and educational writings, professionals, Uncategorized

12.8% times two – Our response to the six-year follow-up TOP DD study.

The Stronghold System from Power to the Plurals responds to the ‘’six-year follow-up of the treatment of patients with dissociative disorders study’’ After our episode on the SystemSpeak podcast, which was epic by the way, so we highly recommend you check out their amazing work! Some people pointed out (including or after Mister Barach’s comments)… Continue reading 12.8% times two – Our response to the six-year follow-up TOP DD study.

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On Plural activism & feedback:

We’ve heard that many of you want to be more involved in Plural activism & advocacy work but are or feel unable to or maybe do not know where to start. From an activist standpoint, now is the time to ask you all to take the next step. The next step is to give feedback.… Continue reading On Plural activism & feedback:

Articles in other languages, Uncategorized

Leer je alters better kennen, met deze handige invullijst in het Nederlands!

English German French Spanish Dutch: Deze lijst is bedoeld voor Meervoudigen & mensen met een dissociatieve identiteitsstoornis, die graag hun systeem beter willen leren kennen en zich meer verbonden willen voelen met elkaar. Het is bedoeld om te helpen elkaar beter te leren kennen en het verkrijgen van acceptatie, communicatie van binnen & het verkrijgen… Continue reading Leer je alters better kennen, met deze handige invullijst in het Nederlands!

dissociative identity disorder, Empowerment Project DID 101, Uncategorized

In need of some Plural Life Hacks? You find them here!

Plural life heck: Agreeing to time sharing can work great for (large) systems who can share consciousness between (certain) system members. If a few headmates enjoy the same hobbies or like the same people, try to share and enjoy the activity together. Plural life heck: Learned something new that could benefit the rest of your… Continue reading In need of some Plural Life Hacks? You find them here!

dissociative identity disorder, Uncategorized

A poem about being Plural in a singular normative world

Hiding is safest, don't feel now, just hide. Don't show your true colors, your faces or sides. It's not worth to be seen, it hurts to be discarded. People don't care, people are mean. It is so blank and empty, My head is fog and smoke. It's loud inside and feels busy. I feel like… Continue reading A poem about being Plural in a singular normative world

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FREE Infographics for you to share during Plural Acceptance Week!

We worked hard to provide good infographics for the Plural Acceptance Week. Together with the Plural Events Team it was decided to upload them in bulk, so you can all use them for the rest of the week! Feel free to use these images in a non edited form for positive* Plural Acceptance, Education, Awareness… Continue reading FREE Infographics for you to share during Plural Acceptance Week!

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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!