Healing, One Trigger at a Time

Photo credit: author – the last of the ice on the pond, hopefully A few years ago, I was diagnosed with a dissociative disorder — Dissociative Disorder NOS (not otherwise specified) (DDNOS).  Dissociative disorders exist along a continuum, with Dissociative Identity Disorder (formerly known as multiple personality disorder) at the most extreme end and DDNOS…

What a Dissociative Disorder Looks Like

A couple of years ago, life piled up, and mental health concerns disabled me.  One of the hardest — and most helpful — things for me to come to grips with has been a diagnosis of “Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified” or “DDNOS.” The diagnosis was hard for me to accept because I didn’t want…