Merry Christmas Eve!! For all of you that read here at Discussing Dissociation, Thank you for spending your time with me. I do appreciate your coming here to read, and write, and to share understanding. My thoughts for you all, even those of you I do not know personally, I still hope and pray this Christmas Eve is a warm, gentle, peace-filled, joyous time for you. And may all Darkness stay far far … [Read more...]
Holidays for DID Trauma Survivors… Making it Nice for the Littles
Hello everyone. I hope today has been a good day for you. I decided to reblog this article because when it was originally written, I posted it late into the holiday season, and that didn't give everyone enough time to follow through with some of the ideas. For dissociative survivors, Christmas is often a time of heartache, sadness, loneliness, trauma.... Making NEW memories, positive memories, is a crucial … [Read more...]
Can the Horrors of Halloween Drain Away, Leaving Room for Fun?
For most dissociative trauma survivors, Halloween is a difficult time. Halloween is an expansion filled with horrific memories, vivid flashbacks, overwhelming darkness, and uncomforted fear. Internal systems flip and change, with those typically lodged in the back finding their way to the front, making the usual everyday feel completely different from before. Working with these dark parts is essential for healing. … [Read more...]
Merry Christmas, Everyone
Merry Christmas, everyone. Happy Holidays and Season's Greetings to you! It's been quite a year, hasn't it.?! I hope you all have had wonderful holidays this year. I wish you all the very best in your healing journeys, and I hope you find at least one or two people in your life who will always and forever be kind, gentle, loyal, and compassionate to you. Warmly, Kathy Copyright © … [Read more...]