Category Archives: Alters

March 2013: Dimensions, Hospitals, Forgiveness

Topics for the March Meeting. Comments welcome!

  1. Natural disasters on the inside
  2. Healing: What does that look like?
  3. Forgiveness
  4. Support people
  5. Birthdays for parts: Do you have them?
  6. Treatment issues: access, funding, best usage
  7. Triggers
  8. Adding more alters
  9. Dimensions: Living in or seeing 2+ dimensions at once, like 2-3 places or states at once (the present, a past place, and our internal world)
  10. Hospitalization
  11. The DID Conference in Florida

January 2013

Topics to discuss from the January meeting:

  1. Violence among parts
  2. What do you want? Re: dissociation issues or life?
  3. Separating emotions from the reality/story/experience
  4. Child parts out in inappropriate places
  5. Spiritual revelations
  6. Adapting to physical body changes (like weight gain, illness, health, etc)
  7. Conflicting memories

October 2012

  1. Do you feel like you fully know your past? How does that make you feel?
  2. How do you change your dominant alter?
  3. How do you get your little kid (internal) to grow up?
  4. Are you able to have internal group meetings? Can you describe what that’s like for your system?
  5. What do you think about the idea of a documentary on DID?
  6. It’s hard to keep hope.

September 2012

This months topics to discuss!

  1. Kids – parenting both internal and external kids, the desire/ability to have external kids or not
  2. Conflict resolution between alters
  3. How to relax without dissociating
  4. The experience of shifting: paralysis inbetween, the difficulty of coming back to the surface after sessions or after shifting, the need to have space and time to come back
  5. Planning for the possibility of shifting in various circumstances

August 2012

Comment on any topic!

  1. Food
  2. Coming out of the closet with DID
  3. Anger
  4. When someone else tries to manipulate your system by pitting alters against each other
  5. When your parts get insulted
  6. Life seemed better when I didn’t know my dx. Is it better to know it or not?
  7. What is the current model for treating DID and do you believe it works? What do you think is the way through your DID? What are your life goals?