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    Thread: Along with the DID
Post: RE: Along with the DID

Good days and bad days. Yep. It's great that you can notice and appreciate the really good days.
cew Therapy Lane 3 2,051 08-04-2015, 10:14 AM
    Thread: Along with the DID
Post: RE: Along with the DID

That sounds extremely frustrating and demoralizing. Does the gluten free diet at least help you feel better physically? Depression is so damned hard. And what can you say about DID challenges? Hang in...
cew Therapy Lane 3 2,051 08-03-2015, 11:57 AM
    Thread: Therapy or not therapy, that is the question
Post: RE: Therapy or not therapy, that is the question

rainbows, nats, The People, We know we are very fortunate to have access to good therapy. When we started, the main one in front had no idea all this was going on.  Doubts about it can come from there...
cew Therapy Lane 9 5,869 08-02-2015, 06:49 AM
    Thread: Talking about your multiplicity
Post: RE: Talking about your multiplicity

I can't imagine how I'd even start to explain it. I have shared with fewer than a handful of extremely close friends. They had a hard time comprehending. But they are committed to being friends so ha...
cew Town Square 11 4,843 07-29-2015, 03:45 PM
    Thread: Therapy or not therapy, that is the question
Post: RE: Therapy or not therapy, that is the question

In the meantime, it has become clear that the messages not to go or to quit are from a part that wanted not to be revealed. It was trying to keep secrets. That was its job. I suppose this is pretty te...
cew Therapy Lane 9 5,869 07-28-2015, 07:21 AM
    Thread: How Do You Handle Differences Within?
Post: RE: How Do You Handle Differences Within?

Great question. We're working on it. Differences are not handled; they are the source of much internal conflict and outer inconsistency. Yes, to difficulty accepting the differences, especially when t...
cew Town Square 5 2,241 07-26-2015, 09:43 AM
    Thread: Therapy or not therapy, that is the question
Post: Therapy or not therapy, that is the question

HI all, Part of my DID experience is multiple perspectives on nearly everything, which can be completely immobilizing. Has anyone dealt with parts hostile to and sabotaging therapy, at the same time a...
cew Therapy Lane 9 5,869 07-26-2015, 08:07 AM
    Thread: Yout best get through tricks
Post: RE: Yout best get through tricks

colorbs dastardly addictive game
cew Therapy Lane 2 1,910 07-16-2015, 11:30 AM
    Thread: One Insider's Issues Slowing Other Insiders' Healing?
Post: RE: One Insider's Issues Slowing Other Insiders' H...

That sounds hard. I can relate. A system can have such divergent perspectives and desires and needs. I often feel immobilized by this. This idea of reality can be confusing. Different insiders are int...
cew Therapy Lane 11 5,240 07-15-2015, 06:22 AM
    Thread: The feelings associated with DID?
Post: The feelings associated with DID?

I am frustrated so much of the time. But then there are other times when I am exhilarated. And then there are the times my head hurts and I cry. Don't forget the numbness of total shutdown in freeze m...
cew Steam Room 4 2,130 06-18-2015, 09:22 AM
    Thread: Setting upp a support group
Post: RE: Setting upp a support group

I have tried finding a support group, but the nearest is three hours away. It would be great to actually meet with others on this path.
cew Therapy Lane 6 2,858 06-18-2015, 09:18 AM
    Thread: Sleepy after intense therapy
Post: RE: Sleepy after intense therapy

If possible, I just go with it when I get home and have a nap. But sometimes I have things to do directly after and I'm not present to fully attend to them. That's frustrating.
cew Therapy Lane 4 2,395 06-18-2015, 09:17 AM
    Thread: Better late than never? (first post)
Post: RE: Better late than never? (first post)

That's also a familiar experience!!! (08-29-2014, 04:33 PM)57thomas Wrote: (08-25-2014, 08:50 AM)nats Wrote: we read A LOT. we remember if we've read a book and if we liked it, but rarely anythi...
cew Welcome Wagon 12 6,620 06-17-2015, 05:25 PM
    Thread: Better late than never? (first post)
Post: RE: Better late than never? (first post)

This sounds so much like my experience. You posted a while ago. Hope you are still here. Thanks for telling your truth.
cew Welcome Wagon 12 6,620 06-17-2015, 05:23 PM
    Thread: Sleepy after intense therapy
Post: Sleepy after intense therapy

Does anyone else get super sleepy after intense therapy. I have to come home and crash. Driving home is hard because I feel I could fall asleep behind the wheel. It happens after intense parts work.
cew Therapy Lane 4 2,395 06-17-2015, 05:15 PM
  Question Thread: Seeing old friends
Post: Seeing old friends

I will soon be visiting with friends from long ago (a reunion of sorts) and am a bit concerned about hearing stories of things I did that I do not remember doing. It's probably going to happen. No one...
cew Town Square 3 1,675 05-31-2015, 06:45 AM
    Thread: DID diagnosis criteria
Post: RE: DID diagnosis criteria

nats, I agree. It is the dysfunctional behavior resulting from unmet needs, abuse, neglect, trauma, what have you, that really mess things up. That these qualities are distributed among parts isn't th...
cew Town Square 9 3,974 05-30-2015, 06:25 AM
    Thread: What's Your Greatest Success As a Multiple?
Post: RE: What's Your Greatest Success As a Multiple?

My greatest success as a multiple who realized that was going on or as a multiple who hadn't yet learned the truth of how we are put together? Looking back, with the new knowledge of our internal real...
cew Town Square 8 3,438 05-30-2015, 06:19 AM
    Thread: Having difficulty figuring this one out....
Post: RE: Having difficulty figuring this one out....

So new here. I never thought of myself as a victim. Part of the survival mechanism was denial of, dissociation from, all experiences that would indicate I was victimized as a child. 'I' still cannot r...
cew Therapy Lane 28 13,680 05-25-2015, 06:25 PM
    Thread: No internal space??
Post: RE: No internal space??

(05-02-2015, 06:53 PM)puzzle Wrote: I am new to MM.  I am just looking for people who experience the same feelings, frustrations, and fears as I do.  I was diagnosed two years ago and have finally g...
cew Therapy Lane 18 8,504 05-04-2015, 06:13 AM
    Thread: Internal battle over therapy
Post: RE: Internal battle over therapy

I totally get the idea that a part can be a "problem child." I've got a teenager who can really muck things up. As the part making and trying to keep appointments and proper comportment, I dread this ...
cew Therapy Lane 6 3,844 04-29-2015, 06:33 AM
    Thread: No internal space??
Post: RE: No internal space??

MD, a country estate! Wonderful! Are you really working on a website? I'd be interested in visiting that.
cew Therapy Lane 18 8,504 04-29-2015, 06:28 AM
    Thread: PDoc sided with me re T
Post: RE: PDoc sided with me re T

Thirty years sounds like a long time. I admire your courage and perseverance. It sounds also like you have reached a place of self acceptance and awareness that can support your decision.
cew Therapy Lane 5 2,481 04-29-2015, 06:26 AM
    Thread: Length of dx
Post: RE: Length of dx

MD I am soooo relieved to have a place to "talk" about my reality with other humans who have similar experiences.
cew Therapy Lane 17 7,436 04-20-2015, 09:56 AM
    Thread: Length of dx
Post: RE: Length of dx

I'm relatively new here, but would like to respond. My sense is that healing can mean fully accepting a situation that is unlikely to change. It can include self understanding, self awareness and self...
cew Therapy Lane 17 7,436 04-19-2015, 03:37 PM
    Thread: No internal space??
Post: RE: No internal space??

that sounds familiar, nats. I am certain there is an internal space, but I and others who deal with the outside world have only had the briefest glimpses. in therapy, we're getting a little more infor...
cew Therapy Lane 18 8,504 04-14-2015, 06:05 PM
    Thread: Head sensations at switching
Post: RE: Head sensations at switching

nats, Blue and Tangled Web, Thank you for your feedback. It is reassuring. I have had these sensations for my whole life, as well as horrific headaches all through childhood. Now, I know more of what ...
cew Therapy Lane 4 2,266 04-13-2015, 05:33 PM
    Thread: Head sensations at switching
Post: Head sensations at switching

Hi, Wondering: I am noticing head pressure and sometimes uncomfortable localized head sensations right before my system shifts. Sometimes I notice the feeling and stay with it and then I'm just uncomf...
cew Therapy Lane 4 2,266 04-09-2015, 03:07 PM
    Thread: Interesting T session
Post: RE: Interesting T session

Doors and windows are a wonderful image! The idea of parts seeing each other and finding ways to relate seems good.
cew Therapy Lane 5 3,011 04-07-2015, 10:59 PM
    Thread: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID
Post: RE: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID

I have seen polyfragmented as defined by a certain threshold number of parts, but I think it also has to do with parts having parts.
cew Therapy Lane 43 55,786 04-07-2015, 11:47 AM