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My many selves: how I learned to live with multiple personalities

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firemonkee57

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Written by Emma Young


Until she was 40 years old, Melanie Goodwin had no memory of her life before the age of 16. Then, a family tragedy triggered a cataclysmic psychological change. Suddenly she was aware of other identities inside her, and the barriers between them were crumbling. The different identities belonged to her, Melanie felt, but ‘her’ at different ages, from three years old to 16 and on into adulthood.

My many selves: how I learned to live with multiple personalities | Mosaic


I must admit to a certain amount of scepticism due to (a) The massive increase of incidence of DID since the 80s (b) The significant increase in number of alters people claim to have and (c) The rather uneven global distribution of DID.
 
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I believe it's a true disorder but I also believe there's many people that claim to have it but really don't.
 
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