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  Other/All/Unsure Thread: Interesting T session
Post: RE: Interesting T session

"...the system was created to protect us and help us survive with different people being formed--the walls are a BIG part of that. If we try to take down the walls from the feelings, doesn't that mean...
orek Therapy Lane 5 3,153 04-08-2015, 01:06 PM
    Thread: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID
Post: RE: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID

Hi, cew, welcome to MM. :) Yes, the number is, I believe, over a hundred parts (though that's obviously a random number picked for the sake of a generalized identification), and layering of parts is ...
orek Therapy Lane 43 57,095 04-08-2015, 12:25 PM
    Thread: T tomorrow
Post: RE: T tomorrow

Blue, yes and no. Harder to find/see a good T here unless you have either plenty of money or good insurance, which most people here don't.... or didn't before the Affordable Health Care Act. I didn't ...
orek Therapy Lane 10 5,383 04-03-2015, 12:20 AM
    Thread: Been a long time, so hello.
Post: RE: Been a long time, so hello.

Hi, RFC and all! Good to see you back here again. Hope we can support you in the way you're needing and wanting. Sorry it's been shut down and hard. :(
orek Town Square 7 2,906 04-03-2015, 12:05 AM
    Thread: Length of dx
Post: RE: Length of dx

P.S. So, because of our similarities (length of dx, poly-fragmentation, early age onset of abuse, etc.), reading what your PDoc wrote felt like a kick in the gut. So I emailed our retired T and asked ...
orek Therapy Lane 17 7,768 03-29-2015, 04:48 PM
    Thread: I am so angry at T
Post: RE: I am so angry at T

Bummer, Tangled. I bet that was awful and scary. And maybe there was something the T could have helped you all do to make sure the buffer held in this case, but I have to admit that I can't see how ou...
orek Steam Room 3 2,473 03-29-2015, 04:37 PM
    Thread: Length of dx
Post: RE: Length of dx

Wow, this is rough. Our last and current Ts say that healing IS possible, even with the abuse and dissociation starting in infancy. (Coincidentally, we were first diagnosed around '92 also, maybe a ye...
orek Therapy Lane 17 7,768 03-29-2015, 03:34 PM
    Thread: T tomorrow
Post: RE: T tomorrow

Hola KA. Nah we didn't threat her at all. She just got all Christiany pious and "sorrowful" over our supposed f*ck*n' ingratitude. WTF?? Yah, she was a Christian counselor and not certified with any s...
orek Therapy Lane 10 5,383 03-25-2015, 01:10 PM
    Thread: Intelligent 3D chat!
Post: RE: Intelligent 3D chat!

Yay, People! Sounds awesome. Any chance of this being a monthly, or at least occasional, thing?
orek Town Square 4 2,175 03-25-2015, 01:02 PM
    Thread: T tomorrow
Post: RE: T tomorrow

Oh, man. I'm glad she didn't fire you. A T should be able to handle anger and not fire as long as physical threat or violence doesn't ensue. We had a counselor fire us for leaving an angry v/m. We wer...
orek Therapy Lane 10 5,383 03-22-2015, 08:56 PM
    Thread: Community Discussion: Helping Mosaic Minds Thrive
Post: RE: Community Discussion: Helping Mosaic Minds Th...

Thanks, People. That'd be great.
orek Town Square 23 18,729 03-22-2015, 08:50 PM
    Thread: Community Discussion: Helping Mosaic Minds Thrive
Post: RE: Community Discussion: Helping Mosaic Minds Th...

MDs, it seems I recall doing something like that previously, but when I went to my CP page to double-check, I couldn't find that option anywhere TO select. Pray thee tell, where would one find it? (Al...
orek Town Square 23 18,729 03-10-2015, 11:27 PM
    Thread: therapy....
Post: RE: therapy....

"This crap is hard!" Dudette, just put that on my tombstone now. You ain't sh*ttin'! :D --davis
orek Therapy Lane 9 3,896 03-04-2015, 01:23 AM
    Thread: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID
Post: RE: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID

"There was a long period of time that the best way to explain the inside world was that it was shattered. I think this is a statement of the degree of splitting that had to occur to keep the outside o...
orek Therapy Lane 43 57,095 03-04-2015, 01:14 AM
    Thread: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID
Post: RE: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID

"Hmmm. orek, you've said in the past that you have no idea what your system name means--only that you wrote it on a school paper as a child. Maybe it's a combination of the initials of various fragmen...
orek Therapy Lane 43 57,095 03-04-2015, 01:11 AM
    Thread: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID
Post: RE: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID

(-: (-: (-: hooray!!! a system that sounds like ours :-) :-) :-) LOL, nats. My reaction exactly. :D (How did I not see these last few responses?)
orek Therapy Lane 43 57,095 03-04-2015, 01:07 AM
    Thread: critical voice
Post: RE: critical voice

Good to see you again, canucklady. How scary, what she's telling you! I think the People are onto something with that. It sounds reasonable that fear is motivating the critic, so I wonder what's behin...
orek Therapy Lane 6 3,515 03-04-2015, 01:00 AM
  Question Thread: Community Discussion: Helping Mosaic Minds Thrive
Post: RE: Community Discussion: Helping Mosaic Minds Th...

I know I'm drawn back when receiving an email alert after someone responds to my post or to a thread I've subscribed to. The site used to provide such emails, but not anymore. Can that be re-implement...
orek Town Square 23 18,729 03-04-2015, 12:47 AM
    Thread: Totally at odds with T last night Sp mentioned
Post: RE: Totally at odds with T last night Sp mentioned

I'm so sorry, People. It sounds as if your T just wasn't hearing you, let alone offering ideas on how to make small steps toward a more interactive and supportive social life. I'm more an introvert, b...
orek Therapy Lane 7 2,897 02-28-2015, 12:40 PM
  Friendship/Support Thread: therapy....
Post: RE: therapy....

Hi, Emma--I love the others' ideas and responses and don't have anything to add. I just wanted you to know I read this and support your efforts and journey.
orek Therapy Lane 9 3,896 02-28-2015, 12:10 PM
  Other/All/Unsure Thread: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID
Post: RE: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID

Thanks for sharing your thoughts and for your support for the discussion. No, haven't read/heard anything on probable proportionality. And we don't know enough about our system right now to hazard a ...
orek Therapy Lane 43 57,095 01-28-2015, 01:11 AM
    Thread: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID
Post: RE: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID

Thanks, as always, for you feedback and support, Tangled. And yes, I find her blog helpful, too. That's the one I'm referring to in post #11 (where I added the P.S.). She speaks in very general terms,...
orek Therapy Lane 43 57,095 01-25-2015, 10:23 PM
    Thread: Just for fun
Post: RE: Just for fun

LMAO! Omigod, I'm so glad I hadn't just taken a sip of coffee when I got to the tub bit followed by the "Run Castle Run!" That.... is disturbing. But time + tragedy and all that. And Owl Woman? Oh dea...
orek Therapy Lane 6 2,624 01-25-2015, 10:11 AM
  Other/All/Unsure Thread: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID
Post: RE: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID

nats, I totally get that. I guess that's what I'm trying to do, accept my system as it is without attaching all the baggage to it--or having to defend against that baggage. I guess that's what I was s...
orek Therapy Lane 43 57,095 01-25-2015, 09:56 AM
    Thread: Therapy
Post: RE: Therapy

No apologies necessary, Tangled. As long as she works for you all, that's what matters. I'm glad to hear it!
orek Therapy Lane 5 2,525 01-24-2015, 09:41 PM
    Thread: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID
Post: RE: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID

Our current T does do mapping with her DID clients, though she doesn't press the point or make it a priority. And difficulty in mapping does seem to be an issue for other poly-fragmented folk from pos...
orek Therapy Lane 43 57,095 01-24-2015, 09:30 PM
    Thread: disappointment
Post: RE: disappointment

Oh, man. I'm so sorry, Tangled. You sure could have used the emotional bump and some hope to sink your teeth into, eh? :(
orek Steam Room 3 1,833 01-24-2015, 12:14 PM
  Agree Thread: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID
Post: RE: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID

"over the years we've come to disagree with this assumption that red dot is required partly b/c we think so much is unknown and thus exaggarated with DID and partly b/c we just dont have the time or m...
orek Therapy Lane 43 57,095 01-24-2015, 12:02 PM
    Thread: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID
Post: RE: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID

I've read her descriptions, too, People. Also good. Also, unfortunately (for me) Christian. But nevertheless relevant, I think. And the "not fully formed" makes sense. That'd be another way of having/...
orek Therapy Lane 43 57,095 01-24-2015, 11:41 AM
    Thread: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID
Post: RE: poly-fragmented vs. "traditional" DID

I see that the Lambert article doesn't come up with the link. Just Google Sara Lambert and poly-fragmented DID. Same with any others that might not work. I'm worried that she's associated with Christi...
orek Therapy Lane 43 57,095 01-23-2015, 11:36 PM