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 

Informative and educational writings, Resources, Uncategorized

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

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

Articles in other languages, dissociative identity disorder, Empowerment Project DID 101, Uncategorized

¡Conoce mejor a tus Alters con esta lista sencilla!

Muchas gracias por traducir este artículo Delta System! English French Dutch Spanish: Esa lista está hecha para personas Plurales y personas con Trastorno de Identidad Disociativa que deseen conocer y conectar mejor con sus Alters. Está pensada para ayudar a mejorar el entendimiento, aceptación, comunicación interna y sentido de comunidad con las demás personas en tu… Continue reading ¡Conoce mejor a tus Alters con esta lista sencilla!

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

dissociative identity disorder, Empowerment Project DID 101, Informative and educational writings, Uncategorized

Get to really know your alters with this easy list!

French Dutch Spanish English: This list is intended for Plurals & people with dissociative identity disorder, who want to get to know and connect more with their alters. It is intended to help you improve understanding, acceptance, internal communication & community with the others in your system. Please remember that the goal of this communication… Continue reading Get to really know your alters with this easy list!

dissociative identity disorder, Empowerment Project DID 101, Informative and educational writings, Uncategorized

Why the theory of Structural dissociation is ableist

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

dissociative identity disorder, Uncategorized

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!

dissociative identity disorder, Empowerment Project DID 101, Uncategorized

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!

dissociative identity disorder, Empowerment Project DID 101, Informative and educational writings, Uncategorized

Growing in your Plural Pride part 1

A thought; We still often connect switching with triggers. By now many people say switches come from positive or negative triggers. But do they? By talking about switching like this, don't we make it a bigger deal then it is? Years from now, when I truly can see myself as a non disordered system, (as… Continue reading Growing in your Plural Pride part 1