The following drawing is a DID survivor’s response to my question: Can you picture dissociative identity disorder? *** If you are a dissociative trauma survivor, please read the following article with caution. Some of the topics presented in this blog article could create an emotional reaction from your internal system as several difficult but important topics are mentioned. Please be sure to … [Read more...]
Dual Mask – A Picture of Dissociative Identity Disorder
Here is the next picture in the series about DID artwork. Dual Mask Even the title of this painting indicates Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID / MPD). Masks are a common metaphor used by the dissociative survivor. In this picture, where are the masks? What are the masks covering? What does the “real” person, or the rest of the person look like? Where are the others in the system? Are they … [Read more...]
Pictures of DID – “How I View My Head”
Here is yet another unique view of Dissociative Identity Disorder. “How I View My Head” Isn’t this an interesting picture! It almost looks three-dimensional. Very cool! Once again, please remember, I’ll be writing out some of my thoughts without having conversations with the artist. I am presenting these thoughts for educational purposes only, and my guesses or impressions could be wrong. If I … [Read more...]
Can You Picture Dissociative Identity Disorder?
What is it like to live with Dissociative Identity Disorder? How does it feel to have Dissociative Identity Disorder? What do you wish others could understand about DID? Have you found it hard to put the experience of Dissociative Identity Disorder into words? Sometimes pictures say a thousand words. Dissociative Identity Disorder can be hard to explain in words, … [Read more...]