10 New Additions to Discussing Dissociation Designed to Help Your DID System How closely have you been watching Discussing Dissociation? Which one of these 10 new additions will be most helpful for you and your system? There have been a lot of changes and additions made to the Discussing Dissociation blog in recent months. You may have noticed many of them, but in case you haven’t, I’ve made a list so … [Read more...]
Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) Awareness Day – March 5
Happy DID Awareness Day !!! And since this is YOUR day to inform people about DID -- what is it that YOU would like to say to increase awareness about DID ? Originally, March 5 was called National Multiple Personality Day (MPD). But of course, we know that MPD has had a name change to Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). I don't know how many non-DID folks read at this blog, … [Read more...]
Our Normal Complicated Selves – a place to write about anything
I was given a great idea by one of the readers here at Discussing Dissociation: I would love to see a thread/topic here that really didn’t have any topic other than maybe people connecting or checking in if they wanted to. Maybe even about things that have nothing to do with DID. It would be nice to have a spot where we could just be our normal complicated selves. “I just made the best pot of … [Read more...]
Who Wears the Party Hat the Best?
Hey Kids!!! Okay .... it's time for some fun. I really like to be silly, and I hope you do too. I've had a birthday again. You know, they just keep coming every single year! What's up with that ?! I wish I could stay young like you kids.... but I just don't know how to do that! ;-) Except this year, was a little different, and this year, something kinda cool happened, and I'd like to know what you … [Read more...]
Sleeping vs Time Loss – How can You Tell the Difference?
I have a big question for you. For DID survivors, how can you tell if you have been sleeping, or if you've switched and lost time. Sleeping or time loss? Resting, or amnesia? I’ve been asked these questions, and since I’m not multiple, I can’t answer them from personal experience. I can only answer from what I've learned from listening to hundreds of dissociative folks. So… of course, I’m happy to ask … [Read more...]