Monthly Archives: August 2010

More alters, bipolar disorder and more family issues, in other words: what else is new?


I had therapy yesterday and something happened, I say “something” because by the time I came back we were over time on our session and I couldn’t remember a parts of it. My therapist said a part came out that … Continue reading

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Quick post


I know I’ve been quiet for a few days. I went camping for a night with a huge family. It was the first time I’ve ever been camping which people thought was weird. How do I know what people are supposed … Continue reading

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Obsessing about the past


I’m now finding myself spending way more time thinking about the past. It doesn’t seem like it would be helpful but I can’t stop. I think finding that old house on Goggle Earth and seeing it with my eyes and … Continue reading

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The importance of validation


I’ve been thinking a lot about the importance of validation. I read several blogs about DID regularly and I’ve seen the effect having a validation of a memory can have on a person. Recently, someone commenting on a blog suggested … Continue reading

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Still staying in the house


My greatest desire right now is to stay in the house for at least the next week. Of course I will not be able to do that but I can wish. One of my alters, I’m assuming the 8-year old … Continue reading

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It’s one of those days where nothing seems real


Actually it’s been more like a week or something but every time I go outside of the house nothing seems real. It’s surreal actually but worse. I had to go to the post office today and I’m barely functioning. I … Continue reading

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Reaction seeing “normal” families interact


How do people who have been abused by family members and people with DID react when they either see or interact with normal families? I’m going to use the word normal to describe families where there is no abuse, either … Continue reading

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