Dissociative Identity Disorder can leave you feeling like much of your life is out of your hands, subject to the varying agendas of your alters. Last week, in the comments to my post Love and DID: Sometimes More is Less, reader Dana offered an insightful perspective on the potential payoffs of greater system awareness and communication:
“As an individual with DID gets to know their parts, learns to communicate effectively with them and works to become co-conscious and awareness increases, it is possible for things to stabilize and compromises to be made.”
Dissociative Identity Disorder Video: Understanding Alters
I’m still very much in the process of increasing my internal awareness and communication. Even so, I’ve had some dramatically successful experiences negotiating with alters. In this video, I want to share with you today one of the most important things I’ve learned about working with alters to reach compromises.
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