Psychiatrists define Dissociative Identity Disorder as: two or more distinct personalities exist within and on a reoccurring basis take control of an individual’s behavior.
From the very first time they entered psychiatric hospitals they knew the world termed them ill. They hid the changes in behavior as they best they could hoping to preserve the mental world they created for themselves. That has always been the goal. But when their mind comes under invasion from inside and out, can the inhabitants even cling to the future hope that one day they might be in control?
Even one mind can be vulnerable to the right person and the right destructive words. With many separate pieces to just one mind existing, co-inhabiting, working for different purposes, and sometimes subverting the work of their companions, how can such a mind as this persist?
Copyright 2013 by Erynn Besse