If you have a dissociative disorder, emotions can suck. Parts can experience too much or too little, and you have a lifetime of practice detaching
Okay, class! Today we’re learning how to cast “Summon Dissociative Part”, a tool that can help you improve inner communication and provide a sense of
In the battle against trauma, healthy coping skills are a necessary weapon in your arsenal. They’re also surprisingly effective! The challenge is to notice that you’re stressed, and then intentionally do something safe in response. Having dissociative parts can make this trickier, because all of your parts need to develop coping skills.
Decades of research show that positive reinforcement drives growth. It’s the opposite of beating yourself up or putting yourself down, neither of which can make you feel better.
I’ve found these things useful on my journey to understand and adapt to living with a dissociative disorder. I won’t list anything that doesn’t actually
Accepting that you have a dissociative disorder is one of the most difficult parts of the recovery journey. The truth can feel scary, impossible, crazy,