WE ARE A MULTIPLE.

This means we are multiple states of consciousness in one body.

Like us, this website will serve multiple functions.

With our content, we aim to aide in the fight against stigma for mental illness. We want to help others so we plan to use this space to share coping skills and techniques we’ve tried as well as what works best for us.  In addition to being a space to help the community, it’s also a a space for us to share our story about living with dissociative identity disorder. 

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You're valid even if you think what is going on inside you doesn't make sense.⠀
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I can't say it enough, especially after this experience with being the new host.  Some things I knew before are not the same and some things I never knew before I know now.⠀
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Memories I had, I don't now and memories I never had I do.  I possess skills I didn't ever have before and have lost some of the desires I thought I had.⠀
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But I don't know what I had really.  I only know what I have now. ⠀
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And sometimes even that isn't making sense.⠀
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How do I remember things we learned in therapy but not which tooth brush is mine?  How do I remember what is going on with clients but not how to get to the bathroom? ⠀
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How did I both feel like my partner is my partner but also feel like I never met them.  How can I both KNOW who they are but not KNOW them at all?⠀
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I could spend tons of time questioning these things and I DID do that at first - but Izzy (who I can hear the most) says that figuring that part out doesn't really do us any good in the long run.⠀
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Instead, I'm taking her advice and accepting that our brain is powerful and can do things that we don't and can't even begin to comprehend in the name of safety.  And that's ok.⠀
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So if you're out there wondering why the brain in that head of yours can do things that seem impossible and don't make sense - you are still valid and it DOES make sense - to your brain.⠀
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And that's all that really matters.⠀
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#dissociativeidentitydisorder #endthestigma #mentalhealthmatters #youmatter #actuallydissociative #did #complextrauma #cptsd #bpd #ptsdrecovery #healingjourney
You're valid even if you think what is going on inside you doesn't make sense.⠀ .⠀ I can't say it enough, especially after this experience with being the new host. Some things I knew before are not the same and some things I never knew before I know now.⠀ .⠀ Memories I had, I don't now and memories I never had I do. I possess skills I didn't ever have before and have lost some of the desires I thought I had.⠀ .⠀ But I don't know what I had really. I only know what I have now. ⠀ .⠀ And sometimes even that isn't making sense.⠀ .⠀ How do I remember things we learned in therapy but not which tooth brush is mine? How do I remember what is going on with clients but not how to get to the bathroom? ⠀ .⠀ How did I both feel like my partner is my partner but also feel like I never met them. How can I both KNOW who they are but not KNOW them at all?⠀ .⠀ I could spend tons of time questioning these things and I DID do that at first - but Izzy (who I can hear the most) says that figuring that part out doesn't really do us any good in the long run.⠀ .⠀ Instead, I'm taking her advice and accepting that our brain is powerful and can do things that we don't and can't even begin to comprehend in the name of safety. And that's ok.⠀ .⠀ So if you're out there wondering why the brain in that head of yours can do things that seem impossible and don't make sense - you are still valid and it DOES make sense - to your brain.⠀ .⠀ And that's all that really matters.⠀ .⠀ .⠀ . #dissociativeidentitydisorder #endthestigma #mentalhealthmatters #youmatter #actuallydissociative #did #complextrauma #cptsd #bpd #ptsdrecovery #healingjourney

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