I am facing my forty-year graduating class anniversary dinner in August. Such an event usually causes people to look forward to speaking with and seeing the people with which you went to school. For me the prospect brings back memories and emotions that are not lovely. I can remember moving to Illinois from [...]
I wrote this article several months ago. I received a huge response in ways I had not anticipated. There were those who were interested and glad to hear what I had to say. But, there were those who grew extremely angry with me for what I said. So, being the sucker for punishment that [...]
This piece may trigger anger or even rage in some of my readers, because I am going to speak on the subject of who is responsible for the actions of a DID system. I don't believe in pussy-footing around, so be forewarned. Your toes might get stepped on. My hope is that after you [...]
I have been privileged to belong for many years to an online support group called Ivory Garden. Through it I have found lasting friendships and hope that has helped to carry me to where I am in my new life after trauma. There are those who think that this site is like other dissociative [...]
Ugh! My Head Hurts!
A Wonderful Website by Cathy Brody, MSW
First, let me begin this post with an apology. Several months ago, I stated I was going to begin a series of posts about the ten stages involved with learning to live with the effects dissociative identity disorder. However, life got in the way and I didn’t carry through with that promise. Well, [...]
Everyone has bad times, even Shirley Jean Davis.
There are many parts of living with dissociative identity disorder that is difficult. They include not knowing from moment to moment if you have lost time, facing people who are upset because you have no idea what they are talking about and the never-ending fight to stay ahead of depression and anxiety. However, one of [...]
Today I baring my soul.
We all need inspiration sometime. I am no exception.
Amnesia is and always has been part of my life.
Who and What are Child Alters?
Oops! I need to clarify a mistake.