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...]
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year!! Hello, hello! How was this past year? Was it a good year for you? Was it a rough year for you? Hmmmm…. Do you remember what kind of year it was for you? Teasing. :) That was a silly little joke for dissociative people, :lol: . Everyone, quick – check inside. Do they know how your year was? All kidding aside.... If you are unsure or blank, try asking your inside … [Read more...]
Wintertime – A Dark Night for Winter Solstice
Well…. it’s December 21st in the northern hemisphere. Making today the Winter Solstice. In the southern hemisphere, like in Australia, this is the Summer Solstice. I originally wrote this article when I lived in Dallas. The weather in Dallas was nearly 80 degrees Fahrenheit that day, making for a very warm day even though it is considered to be the official first day of winter. It’s the Winter Solstice and … [Read more...]
Wellness Guru Award
My news of the week can be summarized in the following quotes from two eCollegeFinder letters: First… I’d like to congratulate you, as Discussing Dissociation has been nominated for eCollegeFinder’s Wellness Guru Award. eCollegeFinder is an online education resource dedicated to inspiring and informing college students with comprehensive online tools and information. The Wellness Guru Award recognizes the top … [Read more...]
Do Dissociative Trauma Survivors Actually Lose Time?
One of the diagnostic criteria for Dissociative Identity Disorder is experiencing amnesia or lost time. While losing time may seem like an obvious hole in your every day life, it really might not be as obvious as it seems it could be. For dissociative trauma survivors, the sliding of time is a normal everyday way of life. It just is how it is, and time feels very different for DID survivors than it does for other … [Read more...]
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