"50 Treatment Issues for Dissociative Identity Disorder" A comprehensive listing, yes, but even so, still not exhaustive of all the work done by dissociative trauma survivors. Healing takes a LOT of work. There's no wonder it's so time-consuming. This article is one of the very first posts written on Discussing Dissociation. There are many new readers of this blog since those early … [Read more...]
Are Newborn Babies Born with Innocence and Purity? How about You?
You probably thought I was going to talk about kids, or children, or babies. And I might. But first, what about newborn puppies? This post is partly for fun -- because you know I just can’t resist sharing more pictures of my puppies ! But to be fair, I do have a few thoughts related to trauma issues when I look at these pictures. I am starting to think that I might just have to make a “puppy series”. :) First, … [Read more...]
Doubly Difficult Days for DID Survivors
This weekend is often a difficult weekend for trauma survivors with dissociative identity disorder. First, there is Father’s Day (for those of us living in the USA), and secondly, it’s the Summer Solstice. Anytime the difficult days get stacked on top of each other, it’s going to make for a complicated time. On days when the issues seem to surface in layers, what do you do to cope? **This blog article is … [Read more...]
Sorting through Transference Issues
In response to some questions asked about my previous blog article about Mother’s Day, I’ve decided to follow up with an additional post on the topic of transference. Transference isn’t necessarily an exciting topic, but it is fundamentally important to understanding the dissociative therapy treatment process. Hopefully, this article will help to clarify more about the importance of these … [Read more...]
What Did Your Mother Teach You?
Mother’s Day. Mother's Day is a hard day for a lot of dissociative trauma survivors. It’s a day full of mixed emotions, painful longings, unhealed heartbreak. It's so complicated, especially when you think about how important mothers are to their children, and what their behavior teaches their children. Mother's Day hurts the people who were hurt so much by their mothers. Mothers are a complicated subject, … [Read more...]