D.I.D. and the Essence of Who I Am by Carla Logan

Lovely Hope I am really excited to welcome guest writer Carla Logan today! Carla and I have become great friends on this journey to freedom. In her process of recovering from Dissociative Identity, (the multiple personality disorder kind) Carla has focused on getting to know each of her alters as individuals, which was very different … Continue reading "D.I.D. and the Essence of Who I Am by Carla Logan"

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Dissociative Identity Disorder and Reconnection

Sometimes I get a comment that is bursting with questions that I just HAVE to talk about in more depth than just a comment back. In my last post “coping methods ~ trying to escape myself” I got one of these comments from Susa.  Susa wrote: “Interesting perspective and I really appreciate reading your experiences … Continue reading "Dissociative Identity Disorder and Reconnection"

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The Truth about Abuse and Reconnecting to Myself

I’m Innocent “It takes time to persuade men to do even what is for their own good.” Thomas Jefferson I was dissociated. I grew up having dissociative identity disorder which means that I effectively disconnected from myself and from the events that happened to me. That is what dissociative identity disorder is. That was how … Continue reading "The Truth about Abuse and Reconnecting to Myself"

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Dissociated Identity as a Coping Method for Mental Health

When we find ourselves facing our mental health struggles, we usually realize that avoiding feelings is one of the biggest reasons that we develop coping methods. Sometimes avoiding feelings is the only way to survive the trauma. I realized when I was in my healing process that my dissociated identity disorder was one of the … Continue reading "Dissociated Identity as a Coping Method for Mental Health"

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Accomplishments~Emerging from Broken is off to a Great Start!

Happy New Year! ~On January 1st, this blog was officially one month old and I am really pleased with the progress we have made. Here are a few highlights this past couple days. ~Google is picking up our posts the same day we write them, which means that we are getting searched frequently by the … Continue reading "Accomplishments~Emerging from Broken is off to a Great Start!"

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Learning to Live Life Fully

I am amazed at the brokenness that surrounds me each day in the lives of others. Surrounded by pain, so many people live day to day without knowing what it is to fully live, to flourish and thrive. Some have recovered from mental health issues, addictions, and serious illness such as chronic depression or bi-polar disorder, but … Continue reading "Learning to Live Life Fully"

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