Depression. And Dissociative Identity Disorder. They are gonna happen. At the same time.... Yes, at exactly the same time. You can bet on that. I'm so sorry...because oh my goodness, struggling with Depression, or struggling with DID is tough enough. Putting them together, is a big ol' whammy. It's a tough combination, but there are still plenty of things you can … [Read more...]
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie – or not?!
Let sleeping dogs lie…. We’ve all heard the phrase said over and over. It means to leave something the way it is because disturbing it would cause more trouble or additional complications. Fine, fine, fine. Maybe for today, I’ll not address the troublemakers in life. Heaven knows, I’ve run into more than enough of my fair share of dogs that lie…. But ok, I’ll respect the wisdom of the phrase and for now, I … [Read more...]
Being Hated, Feeling Hated, Overcoming Self-Hatred
Practically every dissociative trauma survivor that I have spoken to has said to me that at some point in time or another, they have felt hated, truly hated. What's worse, they didn't feel hated by strangers -- they felt hated by their loved ones. These trauma survivors felt hated by their mothers, their fathers, their siblings, their spouses, their children, their friends. They felt hatred from the … [Read more...]