Tag: internal cooperation

The Significant Other's Guide to Dissociative Identity Disorder

Sam, in the recent Best Tweets comments, mentioned his wife is the DID survivor. I pointed him to Jeff Vineburg’s outstanding work, The Significant Other’s Guide to Dissociative Identity Disorder, but realized I’ve been remiss in not publicizing it sooner and much more widely. This guide has been available, completely free, on the Internet for …

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Best Tweets for Trauma Survivors (Week ended 1/8/10)

Best Tweets for Trauma Survivors is a weekly Friday feature. My selections are entirely subjective, and I know it will never be possible to include every great resource tweeted. But I can try! I’ve personally read all tweeted links, and believe them to be of great value. Disclaimer: I am in no way responsible for …

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Depression Is A Thief

We wouldn’t put up with it if a stranger entered our home and demanded all of our time, our energy, our hope. But that’s the net effect of depression. It robs both you and the ones who love you. It takes what you cherish and makes it seem worthless. And it digs in its heels, …

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Inspiring Internal Focus

There’s a recent TV commercial (a not very effective one, because I cannot recall what they were selling) where the people start talking over each other in random gibberish, and then we learn it’s “search engine overload”. It struck me as a fairly good representation of what it’s like inside the dissociative head, especially prior …

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