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Pre-verbal others

Mister.B

Mister.B

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So I'm not actually struggling with anything.
I was just reading about and consequently thinking about pre-verbal others.
I noticed we don't have a thread for this (or a recent one at least).

Feel free to share how you cope and communicate with pre-verbal others.

For the singletons reading this purely from a place of learning; a pre-verbal other is a part of a person with DIDs system who cannot communicate verbally (and most likely cannot write). They often communicate by showing the host or other who is present images in the mind's eye. These can be distressing for the part viewing them if the pre-verbal other is upset and showing negative images.

I have a pre-verbal other and experience the images, but also (as is common with parts of this nature) I can experience quite strong base urges and emotions.

Anyway, as I said, this is just a place-holder in case anyone ever has an issue with an other like this.
You're welcome. :D
 
SoggySlippers

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I don't have experience with a pre-verbal other,but am curious about it.

I do have experience with non-verbal ones and wondering if communication would be similar,like through being aware of feelings,paying close attention to images in the mind,keeping track of dreams,etc.
 
Mister.B

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Sorry, didn't see this originally.

Yeah, I would assume so. Makes sense.
I hear that if you try and communicate with these others then they can become verbal over time.
I'm not sure if this is true or not.
In any case, I try to keep a happy system so I do pay attention to the images and feelings.
 
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