2018, DID, dissociation, dissociative identity disorder

Consistency

Something we lack. Something we wish we had more of in ourselves, in each other, in the world. We find things we want to do, things that help for awhile but it never sticks. Sometimes what we started bothers someone in the house and it can't be continued without causing tensions. Sometimes what one of… Continue reading Consistency

2018, Annie, DID, dissociative identity disorder, Rachel, Uncategorized

Letting Go of the Past

I just spent the last couple of hours going through our old email address. It's one of the few things left that tie us to our birth name and our past. For some reason, we've hung on to this email address as if letting it go would unravel us. We've held on tight to emails… Continue reading Letting Go of the Past

Shadow
2018, DID, dissociative identity disorder, Paisley, shadows

How to Shadow Dance

There's absolutely not convincing the Shadows to compromise or cooperate with the rest of us. Inside is, at times, a war zone. Us versus them. Their world or our world. Only one group can win. Only one can survive. Why does it have to be like that? I know there have been posts before about… Continue reading How to Shadow Dance

arrival
2018, DID, dissociation, dissociative identity disorder, inside world, Maddie, Uncategorized

How to Handle a New Arrival

We were at church with the family. It was during worship, the music was loud and the singing was great. The energy in the room was high and we were standing between our mom and our sister. Mom was in a lot of pain and was alternating between standing and sitting, to try and alleviate… Continue reading How to Handle a New Arrival

2018, Annie, DID, dissociative identity disorder, inside world, Season 2, Uncategorized

Season 2 Awakens

I don't have a whole lot of wisdom to impart. There's nothing pressing on my mind really. I just feel the urge to write. So often our words get caught up in an incessant need to share, to teach, to learn, or to grow. We follow the compulsion and share something we will barely remember… Continue reading Season 2 Awakens