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Disassociative Identity Disorder- I have a few questions

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posted on Nov, 3 2017 @ 08:16 AM
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a reply to: GBP/JPY

i dont understand i reread everything he posted.


sounds like she drifted away from him and was hostile or distant and apparently he broke up with her, but is still infatuated with her?




posted on Nov, 3 2017 @ 08:58 AM
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a reply to: Lucidparadox

The following web site would better address your needs ~

forums.psychcentral.com...
edit on 11/3/2017 by Lurker1 because: (no reason given)



posted on Nov, 3 2017 @ 09:57 AM
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I don't know personally anyone with this disorder so I am not folIowing your directions though I have seen therapists, especially during my divorce, but I will say this; it is very difficult to find a good therapist-they are good in a ratio of about 1:100. Their words arn't God. Be careful.

The one year mark is usually the make or break it point for most relationships. I understand you are very vested in this woman. Going to be the mother you did not ask for-this is not a healthy nor will it ever be a healthy relationship. You have shared enough that the seriousness of just changing personalities and lying to you are deal breakers.

I know it will hurt but the better question to your therapist is why you are so extremely attracted to her knowing this is her personality-seriously a damaged person-you need a healthy relationship. You can still care but why a relationship? Why do you feel the need to be her savior?

Please look at yourself and why the attraction-hopefully, more than physical and the need to be needed; not healthy.

Please take care of yourself-the future with a damaged person leads to misery.


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posted on Nov, 3 2017 @ 10:22 AM
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originally posted by: penroc3
a reply to: GBP/JPY

i dont understand i reread everything he posted.


sounds like she drifted away from him and was hostile or distant and apparently he broke up with her, but is still infatuated with her?


You are over analyzing it. This is not an infatuation. This is someone I care about. Yes our relationship is over, I get that, and Ive made my peace. That being said Im going back in my mind through all the events and Im curious about a few things is all. There is alot I didnt post about.. ALOT that would change peoples tunes on this thread but its too much and too personal to put down.

Im asking these questions to get a better understanding.



posted on Nov, 3 2017 @ 10:28 AM
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okay sorry for over stating it, but why not just let it go.

why are you renting space in your head to someone that's not in your life anymore?

(serious question, not being nasty)



posted on Nov, 3 2017 @ 10:32 AM
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Sounds more like borderline personality disorder to me.



posted on Nov, 3 2017 @ 12:03 PM
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a reply to: Lucidparadox

Sorry about your relationship. This explains it better than your therapist.




posted on Nov, 3 2017 @ 04:29 PM
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If how you described her led your therapist to throw out DID, then it sounds like ending the relationship was the right thing.

Whether she actually has DID or not.



posted on Nov, 3 2017 @ 09:44 PM
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originally posted by: penroc3
a reply to: Lucidparadox

okay sorry for over stating it, but why not just let it go.

why are you renting space in your head to someone that's not in your life anymore?

(serious question, not being nasty)


Im relatively young.. late 20s.. but I have been in alot of long term relationships.

I was engaged at 17..

Ive gone from a 2 year, to a 4 year, to a 1.5 year, to a 4 year, now to a 1 year relationship... most of those relatuonships with only weeks or maybe a month or 2 in between. Most of them we have lived together and been completely engrained.

I know myseld pretty well when It comes to how I feel about someone.

This girl was completely different. There was something almost suoernatural about the connection. Something I hadnt felt since that first one when I was engaged at 17.

It occupies space in my mind because I care. I care deeply. I want nothing but the best for this person, and if that means having me out og the picture so be it. That being said, it doesnt mean you can simply erase someone and oretend they never existed. True, real, deep feelings still exist to the core. I love the person that they are through good and bad.

So even if they are no longer a part of my life, a part of them is still.with me, and the experiences that formed those parts still matter.



posted on Nov, 3 2017 @ 09:54 PM
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Do to crazy life citcumstances, she had to move away. However we kept things going long distance. The thing is however, she hid alot.of things from me, and he personality would change often. Her stories and recollections would also change.


I wonder if she could be concealing drug addiction? That would explain disappearances, personality changes, diminished memory, etc.

Just a thought.



posted on Nov, 3 2017 @ 10:11 PM
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I'm 33 and recently divorced from my wife because she has a serious drug and drinking problem and I wanted something more for my life.

I know it sucks seeing someone you love go down a troubled road, but if she really has this mental condition or another one, it sounds very serious.

She need to help herself before you can help her, if you two got back together before she sorted self out then you'll be right back here but even more hurt.

It's okay to not be in a relationship with someone for awhile, it took me a while to realize that. You need to work on your self to be the best, strong person you can be.

And if she does get the help and is doing what she needs to do(including your self) to be healthy than maybe you guys can give it another shot.

I

Take this time to reflect if that is something you really want, take a few weeks and think about it before you answer that question



posted on Nov, 3 2017 @ 10:36 PM
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Disassociative identity disorder and multiple personality disorder are two different things.

When faced with extremes, pain, fear, etc, our brains have a neat way of blocking it all out because acknowledging it would affect our behavior to the point we may not be able to function. This is well in excess of fight or flight. If the trauma is severe enough or repetitive enough the block can be longer duration or repeat as often as the mind feels it needs to. One of the differences between DID and MPD is that with MPD the personalities are clearly defined. With DID the personality displayed can be transient depending on the mood, conditions, surroundings, etc, at the time of the incident. Each with a special knack for a certain set of circumstances. That association is known only by the person experiencing it - if they even understand the connection. They may not even be aware of the change at all. To them, it may be a perfectly natural way to deal with a given set of events.

A mind having experienced anguish so great as to fracture the very nature of its function is a fragile and delicate thing. I would tread very lightly and leave this to professionals who have the best chance of making any progress.

Good luck to you.



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