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How Could You Explain DID To Someone?


Recently I was with friends, one of them my best friend who doesn’t know that I have DID, and we were discussing someone we know who has been displaying some odd behavior that seems to be rooted in mental illness. … Continue reading

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Sexsomnia: a Terrifying New “Disorder”


While I was reading through some news headlines I stumbled upon something that gave me the willies. Have any of you heard of sexsomnia? It’s basically a type parasomnia like sleepwalking and night terrors except that in sexsomnia you display … Continue reading

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Telling My Story


I’ve begun to tell my story, at least to myself. I’ve had some flashbacks that I can’t ignore even though I haven’t gotten to the point where I fully accept that they happened yet, but as my new therapist says … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga’s Til It Happens To You


Lady Gaga released a new video for her song Til It Happens To You which is about sexual assault. It is graphic and there is a warning preceding the video but it is also done I think with the right … Continue reading

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My Rant About Author J.D. Robb/Nora Roberts: The Fictionalization of Abuse


Ok, I give up. This subject has been pissing me off and I’m going to rant even though I’m really tired and won’t make much sense. First a disclaimer: You may ask why I keep reading books that piss me … Continue reading

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There is another “room” I see


In a previous post I wrote about being stuck in a memory of my grandmother’s death and how it prevents me from having good memories of her. Today I wanted to write about another “room” that I see in my … Continue reading

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My Mental Courthouse and The Current Ruling


I wanted to write about this today before I lose the grasp on what I’m feeling. I went in to therapy this week feeling highly frustrated and disgusted with myself and confused. I felt unable to explain or understand my … Continue reading

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