Why I Hate “The Shining Man with the Hurt Hands”

Preface: if I lose friends over this post, so be it.  Too many people out there don’t have the guts to have an informed opinion of their own, and be vocal about it, but yet they’ll willingly attack anyone else who has one.  That kind of cowardice may be comfortable for a lot of internet ...

Family Loyalty – Or, Why Some People Never Tell

Due to some recent events, I’ve been thinking a lot about family dynamics lately.  There’s no way I could cover every possible aspect of an unhealthy family, but these are a couple specific issues I’ve been thinking about recently from my own experiences.  One of the hardest questions I’ve struggled with when it comes to family ...

The Science of Attachment

I’m starting to put together some useful information.  The other day I happened upon this article on the effects of attachment on right brain development. I have to say, I’m only about 1/3 of the way through it, but my mind kicked into over drive by about the tenth page.  I mean, after I deciphered the ...

Baby Alters

I’ve been thinking about baby alters lately, and very young child parts, of which I have not just a few. They get neglected a lot. Partially because unless they’re doing/feeling/radiating something painful that I inadvertently tap into, I just don’t always notice them. So when I remember that they’re there, I’m at a loss as to ...

The SRA/TBMC Controversy, Revisited

*****TW*****  I have tried to make this as non-triggering as possible. But if you’re a survivor, read with care.                         As you probably already know, there are still various debates going on, and schools of thought about, Dissociative Identity Disorder and its relation to ...

Recovering

It’s been a distressing few weeks, but I’m holding on.  It seems like every upward shift comes with its own opposition. And oftentimes, though there are real external circumstances going haywire, nevertheless the biggest turmoil is internal. Some days, I don’t know how to honorably stand up under it. I think what I’m realizing more and ...

Sabbatical, and in Jade’s Defense

15. June 2015 Uncategorized 4
EDIT:  I can’t deactivate FB until the petition is over. But we will not be engaging there except for a select 1-2 people. This is Tasha; for anyone who doesn’t know we’re a multiple, yeah. Hi. I’m Jade’s sister. I need to get a few things off my chest, and please hear me, here:  if ...

Survivor Advocacy and Activism

31. May 2015 Uncategorized 2
Hey everyone. I’m sorry I haven’t written in awhile. I’ve been doing a few other things and haven’t had much time to post.  In case there’s anyone who isn’t aware of the petition going on right now, I started a petition on Change.org to ask for the requirements for Master’s level psych degrees to change. ...

Dear System Guardians…

You guys, I wrote Dear Little Ones because I really wanted to convey my heart for little ones in a way that could help them understand things that were happening, and hopefully bring some clarity and peace to some of the more wounded and confused insiders in people’s systems. But little ones aren’t the only ones on ...

On Revealing Multiplicity

******This post mildly mentions ch*rch and d*mon possession.******           One of the hardest things about being a multiple is the lack of understanding by the general public of what it is, what it’s like, and appropriate ways to respond to the knowledge of someone being a multiple.  Most – if not ...

Another Plug, and a Request

04. May 2015 books, wellness, writing 4
Just wanted to put in another plug for Dear Little Ones.  It is a book I wrote to help young alters understand Dissociative Identity Disorder. Here are some things you might like to know about the book: It is very safe and gentle. It is not oriented toward any specific healing path, although it does ...

How to be Friends with an S/RA Survivor: a Quick Start Guide

**TW** Mentions of ab*se, m*mories, fl*shbacks, etc… Hey everybody. I’m back with some continued thoughts on doing life and friendships/relationships with people who have experienced S/RA (Satanic/Ritual Abuse).  This is not meant to be all-inclusive, but just a starting point. I can’t possibly write every single thing that will be helpful for every single person ...

Excerpts from Trapped in the Mirror

I’m hoping to have some time to work on another post about the narcissistic parenting style tonight. In the meantime, Trapped in the Mirror, by Elan Golomb, was something I read years ago. I don’t remember too many specifics, but it cast a very revealing light on a lot of my struggles. I have combined some ...

Upward Shifting

14. April 2015 Uncategorized 0
The only thing I can really count on around here is that things are always changing rapidly.  There’s always a lot going on internally (and externally, no doubt), so all the moving parts of my life make for a wild ride. 😎 You guys, things are looking up. I’ve had some massive integration recently, and ...