Dissociative Identity Disorder: Anger and Shame

A magnificent statement by Rob Goldstein.

Art by Rob Goldstein

Art by Rob Goldstein Found on Pinterest

I assume my DID is more clearly visible on social media, but even in Second Life,
when some of the alternates logged in with separate accounts and avatars,
most people assumed I was really good at role play.

Most of my friends describe me as talented, bright, positive, passionate, and
compassionate.

But I’m also depressed, impulsive, sometimes self-destructive, suicidal, and self
loathing.

I experience depression as if it is a separate self because it feels as if I see the
world through another man’s eyes.

This depressed self impulsively acted out when we  were younger.

He usually wound up in crisis clinics and on psych units.

We’re older and better at coping when the depressed self comes out;
but coping takes so much energy there is little left for anything else.

When I tell people I am symptomatic what I mean is that I have all

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About Nan Mykel

At 79, I was just about to stop keeping a journal, but that felt like accepting that growth was finished. I don't want to be finished, yet! I'm 80 now, and struggling to communicate with you, if you'll come and set awhile. P.S. My how time flies! I'm 82 now.
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5 Responses to Dissociative Identity Disorder: Anger and Shame

  1. Thank you for re-blogging this!

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  2. Sharon says:

    This sounds so much what I go though on a daily basis . I’m either happy ,calm, okay with myself or mad , sad,depressed, Anxiety, panic attacks self loathing I feel like I can never do anything right. I don’t have a gray area.

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