Articles in other languages, dissociative identity disorder, Uncategorized

“Lerne dein System mit dieser Liste besser kennen!”

English French Dutch Spanish German: Diese Liste ist für Plurals gedacht, also Menschen, die Viele sind, und Leute mit dissoziativer Identitätsstörung, die mehr über ihr System wissen und enger mit ihm verbunden sein möchten. Sie ist gedacht um Verständnis, Akzeptanz, innere Kommunikation und Gemeinschaft zu fördern. Bitte bedenke, dass das Ziel dieser Kommunikation Verständnis, nicht… Continue reading “Lerne dein System mit dieser Liste besser kennen!”

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

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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!

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

MPD and DID & why non disordered Plurals do not have factitious disorder 

In 1980 the DSM-3 was released and with that Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD) was now something that could be diagnosed. The three part diagnostic criteria were simple:  A, the existence of two or more distinct personalities. B, each personality is unique with its own behaviour patterns and relationships. C, the personality that is dominant at… Continue reading MPD and DID & why non disordered Plurals do not have factitious disorder 

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FAQ resource about Plurality

My name is Sarah& Clark and we live with dissociative identity disorder. We also self identify as Plural. Together with an amazing team, we run a facebook support group called AlterNation Plural Safe Space. Here we invite all sorts of Plurals to find community & support. We often talk with people there, who explain they… Continue reading FAQ resource about Plurality

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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.

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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:

dissociative identity disorder, love and relationships, Uncategorized

Plurality & cheating in romantic relationships – by Angel

There is something that I would really like to address. And that is the topic of Plurals cheating in romantic relationships. My name is Angel. I am what is labeled as a ‘’sexual alter.’’ I am only sharing that information with you to provide context. I hope to be an example to other people who… Continue reading Plurality & cheating in romantic relationships – by Angel

dissociative identity disorder, Informative and educational writings, love and relationships, Uncategorized

From jealousy to compersion within Plurality

  When I first heard about the word compersion, I was extremely relieved. There was not only a word for what I experienced, there were other people on this planet who experienced the same thing! If you don’t know us on a more personal level, you might not be aware that we live our life… Continue reading From jealousy to compersion within Plurality