A Crowd of One: Living with Multiple Personalities
December 5, 2011 6:40 AM Subscribe
posted by Brandon Blatcher (39 comments total)
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Sidian3 is a middle aged woman who has Dissociative Identity Disorder (D.I.D.), formerly known as Multiple personality disorder. She makes video blogs about this and related subjects
. Potential triggers and sensitive topics are in videos after the jump.First, a clarification on a regular person portraying differnet aspects of themselves and how that's different from having actual multiple personalities.
Now, say hello to the people that live inside her, which she refers to as "her system":
Meet the Alters: Richi, Beth, Mimi and Hari, Part 1
How her system is set up internally
, i.e. how the alters visualize where they are in relation to one another.
Why Sidan3 is reistant to intergrating the alters into one personality, as is commonly pushed in treatment.
TRIGGER WARNING, she touches on the child abuse aspects that created the alters.
Finally, her guide to living with alters, rather than integrating them:
Steps to co-operation
Finally an example of co-operation:
Mimi and Beth created a YouTube show(promo
), where they write a script and then take turns with the body.
discuss what to pack when you're going to the hospital for being crazy.
is a brief discussion of a new haircut.
There doesn't appear to be an episode 3 available.
touches on fashion and what an alter is to do when others have a different style or are colorblind.