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...]
The Dissociative Brain – Quilted and Created by a Talented DID Survivor
How would you describe a dissociative trauma survivor's brain? What are some words or phrases that describe what happens in a DID trauma survivor's brain? These questions were asked to the DID survivors who participate in the Discussing Dissociation Community Forum (DDCF). The DDCF group came up with a long lists of words, more than could ever fit on this quilt. One of the goals and purposes of … [Read more...]
Our New DID Community Forum is OPEN!
Yes! The New DDCF Forum is HERE! Wow. Happy days are here again. Because, after a long battle of bumbling and fumbling around with our old forum platform, I’m enormously pleased to announce that the shiny new DDCF forum platform is bright and beautiful. Yes, our new forum site is now open and it’s working splendidly! The DDCF Community is adjusting to the new look, the new feel, the new features, and we … [Read more...]
The Impact of Change: DDCF Forum is Moving and Improving
Addressing the Impact of Change While DDCF Forum is Moving and Improving It’s an exciting week for DDCF — the Discussing Dissociation Community Forum. Our DID Forum community has grown and strengthened and developed to the point that we need - deserve - earned! a more expansive Forum Home, and this week is migration week. I call it "Migration Week" because this week, we are moving our Forum and … [Read more...]
Yes, We are Proud of the DDCF Community Forum Members!
At the time of writing this article, we had our wonderful Discussing Dissociation Community Forum open for a few months. Of course, it started out as a big learning curve for all of us, and even with a few bumps in the road. Even now, much later, I have to say that the DDCF Community is going very well. I feel really proud of our DDCF Community Forum Members -- like, really really proud!!! --- and it’s … [Read more...]