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 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 [...]
We all must make decisions in life. Do we do it in freedom or pain?
Have you ever wanted to know just of what a "repressed" memory is and how it is formed?
Can Mental Health Disorders be Cured? There is Hope!
Breaking free of the affects of the past takes time. My goal is to offer hope.
Whose fault/responsibility is my life? Mine or someone else's?
Therapist's need to believe their client's can and will heal
Just who is Shirley J. Davis?
What changes occur in the brains of people who live with DID?
I have risen like a Phoenix from the flames that made me who I am. This is my personal story.
A scholarly paper on shame.
I write a blog about life and trauma, why?
Why? The most basic question of all survivors of childhood trauma.
There are many articles online that speak about the formation of DID. This is only one of them.