In this blog article, I’d like to hear your opinion. Mostly, I'd like you to hear your opinion! Your opinion about YOUR perfect treatment plan is very important. Have you thought about what you might like or need? If you think about it now, you might be able to express that better to your therapist or to the various mental health professionals in your area. It’s very clear that the mental health … [Read more...]
Do’s and Don’ts for Singleton Friends of Multiples
I am not sure who wrote the following list of “Do’s and Don’ts for Singleton Friends of Multiples”. This list was e-mailed to me years ago by a person with Dissociative Identity Disorder, saying this list was comprised by an anonymous group* of multiples. I am sure that there could be many other suggestions added to the list, but for today, I will post it in exactly the same format as I received … [Read more...]
DID Trauma Survivors and Getting Support from Other People – or not?
Dissociative trauma survivors need emotional support. However, this can be difficult to achieve. As the show, "United States of Tara" is gradually starting to demonstrate, survivors with Dissociative Identity Disorder have friends and family members that offer varying levels of support: Those that find dissociative trauma survivors to be really good, kind, decent, and wonderful people, and will stand by them … [Read more...]