Category Archives: Mental illness

Inviting people to join dissociative talk, my email support group for those who live with a dissociative disorder

I know I’ve probably mentioned it before, but I run an email support group for people living with dissociation, or a dissociative disorder. Most of our members have some form of dissociation, or full blown did. The group is an email support list, where we exchange email back and forth, on all aspects of living with did, or dissociation. We also just discuss our day to day lives, our ups and downs, while supporting one another in a safe space. I used to run the group on yahoogroups, but about six months ago I changed providers to groups.io instead. We currently have about 35 members, and the list can be busy some days and not too busy on other days. I also allow supporters, people who do not have a dissociative disorder but who support those of us who do on the list. We currently have about 3 or 4 supporters on the list who are really lovely people. As I said you can talk about absolutely anything on the list, trigger warnings are just used if a subject is triggery to keep everyone safe. Sometimes things like quotes, articles, or other links are posted as well just for some variety.

If anyones interested in joining, either as a supporter or as someone living with dissociation or a dissociative disorder, the subscription info is below.

dissociativetalk+subscribe@groups.io

All you have to do is send an email to that address, then reply to the confirmation email you get back and I will approve you right away.

Interview with some of our alters

I thought I’d share a video that we did about 5 years ago.  This is Abby, a little in our partners system, interviewing some of the kids in our system, and me, also.  I hope you enjoy it, I love watching it and I thought our readers would enjoy it too.

 

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Say it with a song-My give a damns busted!

So you remember I told you I have dissociative identity disorder, and that means I share time, and my body, with other alter parts insiders? Some days it gets real loud in my head!  Well tonight is one of those times.  One of my alters named Liz, who is 25, wanted to share a song she really likes.  A little background on Liz…she’s outspoken, sarcastic, and when she’s angry, stay out of her way!  Well, this is one of her favourite songs, tonight she’s had it on repeat.  Enjoy!  And Liz says peace out to all of our followers! 🙂

 

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