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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...

Are You Good Enough to Deserve Love?

As children, many survivors faced not receiving love from their caregivers without paying a tremendous price, and even then, it wasn’t true love. This lack of attention and care left most abused and mistreated children living in a limbo of desiring the love they deserved. In this article, we...

Are You Feeling “Good Enough”?

If you were raised in a trauma filled home, you may have grown up not knowing how you fit into the world. Some days you may feel that you do not belong on planet earth and that you were a mistake. This series is dedicated to the fact that...

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...

Changing the Statistics of Suicide

***Trigger Warning*** The following article contains many references to suicide and death by suicide that may not be suitable for some people. If you are easily disturbed by such a topic, please, do not read any farther.   The month of September was suicide awareness month and I have...

Some News for You

I rarely write about my blogsite or my professional life, but here I go. First of all, allow me to apologize to those who are getting redirected when you attempt to log onto my site here on WordPress. Both WordPress and I are working on the problem and will...

Compassion Fatigue

Burning out in love. Normally I write articles geared toward people living with a severe mental health condition, but today I wish to acknowledge those who love them. Andy met Sue and fell in love with her immediately. She told him she lived with dissociative identity disorder and that...

How to Find the Therapist that is Right for You

There are thousands of therapists in the United States and, unless you live in a rural area, many for you to choose from. Yet, finding a therapist that is a good fit, especially one who treats dissociative identity disorder (DID), can be a daunting task. Asking questions and vetting...