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I very rarely hear my alters.  Even if I do, it’s usually so quick that I can’t decipher what’s been said.  Sometimes I catch what they’re saying.  But usually it’s a kind of static silence. So imagine my surprise when, … Continue reading

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It’s very difficult to focus on mental health when physical illness is such a distraction. When your world constantly tilts, swirls, or feels like you’re on a boat, it’s hard to devote as much time to introspection. So for 45-50 … Continue reading

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Sorting

Yesterday we were sorting through boxes in the basement to decide what will be shipped down to the new house (not moving there permanently for 4 years yet, but settle on the house next month). My mother warned, “Sometimes, remember, … Continue reading

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With this current therapist, I can see areas of improvement.  For example, I now do not get nearly as unnerved or angry upon hearing names of alters.  There is also a greater amount of communication from several alters to the … Continue reading

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I had therapy yesterday, and as we were going over my timeline and she asked some clarifying questions toward my teenage years, and all of a sudden, wham, I was gone; only little snippets made their way back to wherever … Continue reading

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Well, I still feel nothing in general. And in therapy I think we discovered that the numbness is causing me frustration and sadness because I just don’t feel anything.  Nothing good, nothing bad…and I have some awesome stuff going on … Continue reading

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In my experience, there are 3 types of therapists I’ve encountered: The therapist (and possibly specialist in DID field) who wants to talk about trauma, PTSD, and especially DID.  And nothing else.  And if you try to tell them about … Continue reading

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