Let’s start with some integration facts: Integration (and unification) require consent. You can’t be integrated against your will, there’s no way to integrate a part
I see this a lot, where [x] is: Drugs, legal or illegal Adult trauma(s) Teaching yourself to dissociate, or regularly practicing, to detach from your
Nope. People with dissociative disorders usually take medication to control the symptoms of PTSD, like anxiety, depression, and so on. There are no medications that
I believe that living well with DID requires applying the principles of empathy, respect, and teamwork. Those foundations are undermined any time you intentionally hurt a part of yourself, which includes forcing an unwanted switch. It’s a betrayal that can poison the trust you’re going to spend your whole life building.
True story: some people say “no”. They usually have opinions based on misguided movies or psych articles from the 80s, and they aren’t professionals. You
Nope, it doesn’t happen. It’s a fictional situation made up to create dramatic stories, like the 2003 movie Identity. It was one of the first