This year, I lost my father. Or at least I lost him from the ways I've known him -- to be walking, talking, tossing out a joke, standing firm on a value, painting a picture, eating waffles, cooking pancakes, or sipping his very weak, highly watered-down "coffee" (not anywhere near my definition of coffee, but very weak, warm, coffee-colored water in a moose mug is how he liked his coffee). My dad has been … [Read more...]
Thanking YOU for a Fantastic 2021 — so much has happened!
You know... as hard as 2021 was, especially with our world still all shaken up and closed down by the Covid Pandemic, we still had an absolutely fantastic year here at Discussing Dissociation. We did! It's been a wonderful year here. The only reason we had such an amazing year here is become of the incredible community of dissociative survivors who come here regularly, faithfully, repeatedly, bringing a … [Read more...]
National Puzzle Day – puzzles are for DID!
It's National PUZZLE Day! As you know, there are PUZZLE PIECES in everything that Discussing Dissociation does. I understand that Autism Awareness also uses a puzzle design, but in my opinion, the puzzle piece is the perfect metaphor for Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID/mpd). How does the puzzle fit with DID? Dissociative folks and puzzles connect together because … [Read more...]
What’s New for You? 8 More resources for Dissociative Trauma Survivors!
Hello hello! Happy New Year! Wowzers --- it's already the end of one decade, and the start of a new decade. That's okay, because I have a lot of good news to tell you about what's gonna be here in this New Year at Discussing Dissociation. We are in our 11th year, and our DD Community is continually growing, and expanding to include new people, with new needs, new questions, new concerns. I have 8 … [Read more...]
Five Wishing Stars — A New Story Video for DID Kids
Hello! Sometimes I don't understand how quickly time passes. I realize that's probably a funny thing to say to folks who have Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), with time distortion, amnesia, inside people of all ages, insiders from all different times of your life, who experience life in many layers of time all at the same time .... ! But you know, for ME, it's back around to the beginning of yet … [Read more...]
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