Tag: love

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...

A Poem for a Good Friend

This poem is dedicated to my long-lost friend, Stephen (Michael) Gross. He was funny, witty, and most of all, a great friend. I miss him very much. You will never be forgotten, Mike. Shirley   [wpvideo gdbrc9af]...

Child Alters

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A Message to All Who Are Having a Hard Time Today

I of all people understand the deep hole of depression. I understand the feelings of being overwhelmed by one’s thoughts, and the need to hide. I can also relate to feelings of wanting to self-destruct. These powerful emotions can make life miserable, and threaten our existence. My words to...

A Video With a Whopper of a Message!!

I watched a video today that was in awe. It covers so many topics! Change is inevitable. If you keep doing the same thing over-and-over again expecting a different result, you’ll never experience success! Fear of the unknown can paralyze you! Facing your fears and doing what you are...

Lessons From a Two-Year Old

Michael V. Davis Once again, I have written some pretty hard stuff to swallow this past week, so I decided to write on this Saturday afternoon about something a lot more fun, life with a two-year old little boy. I live in a small handicap apartment with my brother,...

Wow! I’m Simply Blown Away!

Shirley J. Davis Wow! I just want to say I am so humbled and grateful for all the views and likes my blog has gotten this past month! It means the world to me that you came and read my work! Getting the truth about Dissociative Identity Disorder out...

The Rare Case of a Supportive Family Member

Shirley J. Davis The circumstances surrounding the diagnosis of Dissociative Identity Disorder make for some very lonely times for the person who learns the live with the condition. Often the family members of the diagnosed feel they are being attacked just because the person has sought the help of...