Tag: DID

What to Do to Bring Peace to an Angry System

Many survivors living with dissociative identity disorder (DID) have a unique set of problems associated with having one or more alters who exhibit anger toward the host and the others in the system. That’s what this article is about today. I will cover my experiences dealing with angry and...

Holiday Time After Experiencing Trauma

I wish to apologize ahead of time (or not) for the gifs you will see with this piece but I needed to lighten the subject a bit. Come on folks, let us make the holidays this year special. We all deserve it after the year we’ve had. Please, stay...

Growing Up with Inappropriate Parents

Parents are the most powerful force in a child’s life molding them into the humans they will become as adults. With the appropriate amount of parental guidance and love, children grow up to be healthy both emotionally and physically. However, what happens when parents are not consistent in their...

Common Myths Surrounding Dissociative Identity Disorder

Dissociative identity disorder (DID) is a highly controversial diagnosis. Doctors and therapists alike struggle with a lack of knowledge not because they do not want to know, but because they were not trained. On the average psychiatrists receive a few hours or days of training about recognizing and treating...

Repressed Memory

Nothing has shaken the world of psychology more than the memory wars. This controversy began in the 1990’s in response to the growing number of people, mostly women, beginning in the 1980’s, who claimed to have suddenly remembered severe trauma in their early childhoods. At first, these accounts of...

Living Life with Adult Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

We have all been in the classroom with that one child who doesn’t seem to be able to sit still. He or she fidgets constantly and talks out of turn. Their behavior has left us pondering what is wrong. Or, as a child, you can remember trying to sit...

Poly What? Understanding Polyvagal Theory

I apologize for not being here as much as I should but I’ve been very busy. I’m volunteering now three days a week and writing for the CPTSD Foundation, another group (both paid gigs), and writing grants. I’m excited to be so busy but my blog has suffered. Please,...

Videos About Different Aspects of DID

Good morning everyone. I wanted to reach out and share a video I recently made concerning losing time and DID. This isn’t the only video I’ve made, I’ve made about four or five others, but it is the most recent. It is in no way professionally made and I...