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Dr Phil Show - "My Husband, My Kids, and Multiple Personalities" Video

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Dr Phil Show - "My Husband, My Kids, and Multiple Personalities" Video

Post by felicity on 5/23/2012, 12:51 pm

In case you missed this show, here are the videos for you to watch.

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Re: Dr Phil Show - "My Husband, My Kids, and Multiple Personalities" Video

Post by Guest on 5/24/2012, 5:49 pm

I did read some of the comments on the show's website and one that stuck out the most is that this girl must be faking, because when she switches, her voice sounds very much the same, though she may emotionally display herself as a different age. I just wanna point out that I switch back and forth with Cathie, and except for our facial expressions and mannerisms, which (to me, anyway) are a difference of night and day, most people wouldn't recognize a switch took place, if solely going by the voice. Not always is it so profoundly different that it's obvious right off the bat. Sometimes the changes and differences ARE subtle. Just because some people with DID can switch from alters who sing bass or tenor, to one that's a high soprano, doesn't make them the ones who are "real" and all the other people must be "fakes". Something to keep in mind that it's all coming from the SAME body,
so one would expect the voices to be somewhat similar (though slightly
younger or aged). A good analogy is when a sister picks up the phone and the caller thinks you're her. You came from the same family, and learned her expressions and laugh. It's not at all uncommon to sound the same and for the two of you to be mistaken for the other. The same goes with "inner family members" of people with DID. Don't make the wrong judgement call on it (calling someone fake), by going solely on voice alone. There's just so much more to observe than that. - Catherine
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Re: Dr Phil Show - "My Husband, My Kids, and Multiple Personalities" Video

Post by Guest on 5/24/2012, 8:15 pm

Good comment. Most people don't know when I have switched, either. I can tell, and wonder how they don't. Even my t doesn't even notice sometimes. She can tell when one of the little girls come out, but usually no one else.
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Re: Dr Phil Show - "My Husband, My Kids, and Multiple Personalities" Video

Post by felicity on 5/27/2012, 10:50 am

A thought that we had is that we never have just one out at a time - EVER. So, we never 'fully' have one 'take over' the body - at least not that I know of. And, rarely can anyone tell, unless it is a little - of course. And, they are never alone either. There is always at least one protector 'out' and generally, several. We didn't know this for a long time - but, others had said that they could like see the hands eating or the feet tapping, etc. without 'us' knowing. We know now that parts can be eating - while we just kind of 'watch', but at the same time carrying on a conversation with someone.

Dissociative Identity Disorder is so very complex in that the whole idea is to 'hide' everything - the past, the present, our feelings, our experiences - to totally conform to what is expected of us - and, we are good at it - experts - so to say. We can 'switch' around at a moments notice and within a second of time - onlookers rarely have a clue. Even the best psychiatrists will say they never 'met' a multiple - sheesh - they should say, "No one with DID ever trusted me enough to let me really 'know' them."

It takes a huge amount of courage to step forward as Tracy did - and for the purpose of gaining good therapeutic help from those who specialize in trauma and dissociation - hey, there are really good long-term facilities out there. Why didn't they offer that. Colin Ross - a leader in the field - runs one - what about that? They could evaluate and diagnose there.

Just a bunch of thoughts.



     

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Re: Dr Phil Show - "My Husband, My Kids, and Multiple Personalities" Video

Post by TeamMe on 5/27/2012, 11:50 am

Something that I want to tell Dr. Phil and the general public about being DID... it's not a picnic. It's not a 'cool thing to be.' It is hard and it sucks and it is a struggle each and every day and even every moment to accept and work on. If I could have any other disorder or condition or whatever these things are called I would vote for that one instead.
It really makes me angry that people attempt to deny this condition, in particular the FMS people.
Yes, there is abuse. Yes, young children and infants are being attacked and hurt on a regular basis. In the news and on TV we see a very small percentage of the victims after they have been killed or rescued. Abuse is real. Extreme abuse (SRA, RA, MC) is all happening. Every day.
Open your eyes!
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