Quick Thought to Consider: I had a conversation this week that reminded me of a very important "thinking spot" for trauma survivors with Dissociative Identity Disorder. Which is worse -- being multiple? Or being dissociative? With multiplicity, you are leading a life combined with lots of others inside, making everything a plural existence. Being dissociative -- in the way that I am … [Read more...]
Kathy’s Video Comments: Are You Switching in your Sleep?
Hello hello! How did you sleep last night? How do you sleep when the moon is out? How do you sleep during an eclipse or other unusual lunar events? There was a big freaky lunar eclipse a while back. I went outside to look but I didn't see it due to cloud coverage in my area -- that was pretty disappointing, of course. You might have seen it. Was it incredible and fascinating or was it scary for you? All … [Read more...]
2010 in review – from WordPress about the Discussing Dissociation Blog
The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here's a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 110,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 5 days for that many people to see it. In 2010, there were … [Read more...]
Switching in Your Sleep -– Are you Snoozing or Secretly Awake?
In situations where dissociative survivors feel like they don’t lose time, it can be helpful to ask a lot of questions about how they experience life, time, recall, etc. There are a wide variety of reasons why systems get so tightly shut down from switching, (or from the appearance of switching), so it really depends on what else is going on. There could be other ways that the insiders are coming out, and for … [Read more...]