Hello, hello.... How are you? Are you struggling today? I've been thinking about you, and have some kind thoughts to pass your way. To those of you who have been having a very difficult day today – I am sorry that you are hurting so much. I can hear the wrestling with some difficult emotions, and painful options, and the pulls toward self-harm. Please know that you can fight … [Read more...]
Child Parts – When They Hold Suicidal Power and Influence
We've had some very interesting discussions on the "What do you think about Suicide?" blog article. Thank you to everyone who writes and comments on this blog - your participation is valued and appreciated. One of the topics that surfaced on that thread is the idea that trauma survivors with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID/MPD) may have child parts within their system that can be suicidal, and that the ability … [Read more...]
What do you think about Suicide?
Suicide is a difficult topic. All too many trauma survivors feel drawn to it. Mental health professionals fight against it. Insurance companies dismiss it. Religions disagree about it. The world out there doesn’t know how to interpret it. The world does not know how to talk about it. It’s controversial and complex. There are no simple answers. Who’s to blame for it? The … [Read more...]