My brain did something extreme when it was most vulnerable.
In response to an extreme and confusing environment it created two interfaces for interacting with other brains.
The strategy worked and with each new stress, my brain made a new interface.
Little islands of neurons; firing as needed, with no knowledge of each other.
The only recommended treatment for Dissociative Identity Disorder is intensive psychotherapy.
I am now in my sixth year of twice weekly sessions and I’ve made progress.
I am stronger in many ways and more whole; but therapy is a tug of war between my therapist and my alternates.
Psychotherapy stirs things up.
Psychotherapy makes people crazy by not letting them be crazy in
comfortable ways and this has an impact on my blog.
Treat other bloggers with respect.
Here are 10 hings tips for blogging about DID:
1. Never apologize for Dissociative Identity Disorder.
2. Never reply to a comment if you don’t remember the
3. Never make commitments you can’t keep.
4. Never apologize for saying what you believe.
5. Take responsibility when you are wrong.
6. Learn as much as you can and keep learning.
7. Treat everyone with respect.
8. Be grateful to your followers; they are the reason you blog.
9. Be yourself, especially when who you are seems improbable.
10. Remember there are people who will try to play with your illness because they are jerks; avoid them.
I do not speak for all people with Dissociative Disorders.
Rob Goldstein 2016