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    Thread: So quiet here.
Post: RE: So quiet here.

(02-18-2019, 04:19 PM)nats Wrote: think it's just the three of us now. everyone else has left... or maybe they pop in every 6 mo or so to see if it's still here. I couldn't find you.
finlyalive Town Square 26 4,293 02-18-2019, 09:00 PM
    Thread: So frustrated
Post: So frustrated

I have one friend that knows that I have MPD and she hasn't left us. She says she is always there to listen just as we listen to her. But, if we do have something to talk about, it has to be short and...
finlyalive Steam Room 3 2,022 09-29-2015, 12:33 PM
  Question Thread: Resolution
Post: Resolution

My psychiatrist finally realized that MPD does exist and that it is my diagnosis. So, he referred me to another therapist. I like the therapist and she also believes, but has no idea how to treat it. ...
finlyalive Therapy Lane 3 1,600 09-29-2015, 12:15 PM
    Thread: New med coming out
Post: RE: New med coming out

I agree with everyone. There are so many pros and cons. I have often wanted something to end the horrible flashbacks and memories. But, would it also take away the ones who take away the flashbacks an...
finlyalive Therapy Lane 11 6,472 09-29-2015, 11:57 AM
    Thread: What do you do in therapy?
Post: RE: What do you do in therapy?

Sometimes it seems like the more we talk, the worse things get. Can't seem to find that safe place and we have been there for more than three years. Too many boundaries crossed. Peige seems to have mo...
finlyalive Therapy Lane 5 1,967 10-13-2013, 11:00 PM
  Angry Thread: always the scapegoat
Post: always the scapegoat

There are many things we have done in this life that were wrong. We take responsibility for those things. But, there are so many things that we don't do and get blamed for. In the end, we apologize as...
finlyalive Steam Room 1 1,305 10-13-2013, 10:17 PM
    Thread: Dear Perimenopause:....
Post: RE: Dear Perimenopause:....

We are having a difficult time with that as well.
finlyalive Health Center 24 9,001 10-13-2013, 10:07 PM
    Thread: Has anyone heard of this?
Post: RE: Has anyone heard of this?

We were diagnosed when it was MPD. Now it is DID. It is known that most people are disociative to some degree. "Driving down the road and don't remember getting from point A to point B". I realize th...
finlyalive Therapy Lane 14 6,788 08-29-2013, 10:48 PM
    Thread: new, struggling to accect DDNOS DX
Post: RE: new, struggling to accect DDNOS DX

The computer is very useful. There are so many times that knowing the day and date is a struggle. However, the little calendar on the task bar reminds us. Crisis averted. Then we have to figure out ho...
finlyalive Therapy Lane 17 6,587 08-29-2013, 10:38 PM
    Thread: Creativity question
Post: RE: Creativity question

Wow! We are amazed how similar all of wes are. We have those who are very artistic with pastels, acrylics, water colors and sketching. We also have those who write very well. We have been published be...
finlyalive Town Square 45 23,275 08-29-2013, 09:40 PM
    Thread: Anger with God
Post: RE: Anger with God

We read each post and we completely agree. With everyone. Strangely. Our early childhood we sought faith on our own. As a teen, the bios found religion and things changed drastically. Still not sure i...
finlyalive Cafe Esprit 16 9,020 08-29-2013, 09:25 PM
    Thread: New predictiment
Post: RE: New predictiment

We always wait for the other shoe to fall. Strings seem to always be attached. It is easier, though, when you have hold of the strings or the shoes.
finlyalive Therapy Lane 6 2,482 07-22-2013, 03:54 PM
    Thread: Dumping therapist
Post: RE: Dumping therapist

I am so sorry for your experiences. We've been there and done that. We have gone in without ever stating MPD and tried to go at it that way. Then, maybe we treat the effects. My experience with Ts has...
finlyalive Therapy Lane 13 4,879 07-22-2013, 03:47 PM
    Thread: rachel of the people
Post: RE: rachel of the people

Hope things get better for you soon.
finlyalive Town Square 2 1,432 07-22-2013, 03:30 PM
    Thread: Theme Song of the Week
Post: RE: Theme Song of the Week

(06-30-2013, 10:08 PM)The People Wrote: Army of Me http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Subf21jEEw downloaded from utube straight to my mp3. (so glad I found the free converter)
finlyalive Town Square 3 2,425 07-01-2013, 01:35 AM
    Thread: Scared, Skeptical, and have no idea
Post: RE: Scared, Skeptical, and have no idea

We are currently in a horrible situation and looking for another T or Pdoc for meds just isn't an option. Though the Pdoc doesn't believe in MPD, he is very supportive and has been wonderful so that I...
finlyalive Therapy Lane 29 12,347 06-29-2013, 07:40 PM
    Thread: i would like to ask a favor if its ok
Post: RE: i would like to ask a favor if its ok

Most seniors can get a free phone with limited minutes from health and human services. For a small fee, you can add unlimited minutes and text. IDK about data service.
finlyalive Town Square 5 2,051 06-28-2013, 11:45 PM
    Thread: Scared, Skeptical, and have no idea
Post: RE: Scared, Skeptical, and have no idea

(06-28-2013, 07:09 PM)Elizabethn Wrote: This is a major boundary violation and considered unethical by every professional organization of which I'm aware. You don't engage your client's services, ev...
finlyalive Therapy Lane 29 12,347 06-28-2013, 10:25 PM
    Thread: Scared, Skeptical, and have no idea
Post: RE: Scared, Skeptical, and have no idea

Yes, as a matter of fact, she did. Twice, actually and her daughters once.
finlyalive Therapy Lane 29 12,347 06-27-2013, 10:29 PM
    Thread: Finding a new therapist
Post: RE: Finding a new therapist

Such excellent news that your son is finally receiving some much needed help. I know how frustrated you must feel. Experience tells me how frustrated he must feel. It is so wonderful to hear such good...
finlyalive Therapy Lane 13 5,354 06-27-2013, 10:23 PM
    Thread: Therapy................
Post: RE: Therapy................

Gosh, all that sounds so familiar. I'm so glad you have such a supportive therapist. I'm really glad you took the risk. I'm not sure we can. But, I think we're going to try. Thank you for that. :)
finlyalive Therapy Lane 13 4,861 06-27-2013, 09:52 PM
    Thread: Scared, Skeptical, and have no idea
Post: RE: Scared, Skeptical, and have no idea

This is truly screwed up, isn't it?
finlyalive Therapy Lane 29 12,347 06-02-2013, 09:06 AM
    Thread: missing parts
Post: RE: missing parts

This sounds sort of familiar to us. It is so difficult to explain what it is like inside, but sometimes it just isn't safe for some to come out. It isn't necessarily because of something bad; it just ...
finlyalive Therapy Lane 3 1,690 06-02-2013, 09:02 AM
    Thread: Uneducated Stupid MF Doctors
Post: RE: Uneducated Stupid MF Doctors

Anyone who hasn't experienced what we have wouldn't be able to grasp the realness of this diagnosis. It is difficult to grasp on any level. It is very frustrating when we have had to hide our entire l...
finlyalive Steam Room 11 4,941 05-29-2013, 10:21 PM
    Thread: Scared, Skeptical, and have no idea
Post: RE: Scared, Skeptical, and have no idea

We, too, are applauding -- and whistling and doing the wave! Thank you so much. We have lead this life serving others; forever the scapegoat, forever the peace maker. It is much the same with the T as...
finlyalive Therapy Lane 29 12,347 05-29-2013, 08:07 PM
    Thread: Scared, Skeptical, and have no idea
Post: RE: Scared, Skeptical, and have no idea

Thank you Elizabethn, that makes so much sense. There has been so much trauma since the beginning of 2009 to present and an end is not quite in sight yet. She has been very supportive of the trauma an...
finlyalive Therapy Lane 29 12,347 05-26-2013, 10:07 PM
    Thread: Uneducated Stupid MF Doctors
Post: RE: Uneducated Stupid MF Doctors

(05-25-2013, 05:14 PM)Melody Wrote: Thank you Fin! It's nice to know I'm not alone! Minc Not to negate your experience in any way, but, in all honesty, we are never alone! LOL. Sorry, couldn't help...
finlyalive Steam Room 11 4,941 05-25-2013, 11:02 PM
    Thread: Uneducated Stupid MF Doctors
Post: RE: Uneducated Stupid MF Doctors

I'm so sorry with your experience. I've been diagnosed with that as well. Of course, I've also been diagnosed with bi-polar, mood disorder, chronic and major depressive disorder. You name it. So many ...
finlyalive Steam Room 11 4,941 05-25-2013, 02:19 PM
    Thread: Email.
Post: RE: Email.

Unfortunately, chess is not a game I have any experience with. That makes sense, though. I compare it to the game on The Price is Right when there are big number blocks on the floor and the contestant...
finlyalive Steam Room 19 8,120 05-25-2013, 02:03 PM
    Thread: Confused
Post: RE: Confused

Hi Mira2286, One of the reasons I like this forum is that there are so many people here that are nearer my age. This old body will be 44 in a few days. It sounds like you have come a long way and that...
finlyalive Therapy Lane 6 2,797 05-24-2013, 09:53 PM