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Create a Change You Like

"Trauma creates changes you don't choose. Healing is about creating change that you do choose". Growing up we did not get the chance to choose what we wanted. Whether it was about what to eat, how we dressed, who our friends were, or anything else. It did not matter if the choice was for something… Continue reading Create a Change You Like

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Trust…and Second Chances

Not Everyone Will Like You...and that is okay! Recently we had this misfortune to find the person we placed trust in was, well, not so trustworthy. It seems that one thing would be said to pacify me and let me feel safe, while at a different time discrediting that very statement. I know that is… Continue reading Trust…and Second Chances

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It’s all subjective…

"This isn't a competition, we all deserve support and recovery." I love this blurb. It's probably one of favorite. In a group I am in, earlier today there was a thread talking about trauma and what causes DID. There were people commenting on how "that is not traumatic enough to cause DID". Umm, really? There… Continue reading It’s all subjective…

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I Am My Favorite Valentine

Sure we have a Valentine, that someone special in our life. Actually with having DID, several alters have a special someone (but that is a topic for later). This year, take a moment and fall in love with yourself! Make yourself a priority today. Do something special for you. We took a moment and walked… Continue reading I Am My Favorite Valentine

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Memories: In between the good and bad

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory. - Dr. Seuss Memories. We all have them. Sometimes those memories are positive, and sometimes they are negative. For a survivor, memories can be triggering at times. And at other times, a single memory can all inclusive. For instance, I… Continue reading Memories: In between the good and bad