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Post by Guest on 3/21/2013, 10:40 am

I don't know really how to question this because I am usually outside, the thinking has always been outside. Now, my therapist asked my newest Alter why we have to have different names, and Meia said it was because she was on the outside of me. That her goal is to bring it all inside, well Meia jumped inside so I could feel what it feels like to be the outside.

For the first time in a long time I do not question who I am. I am Joy, the rest are inside of me, but I am who the world sees.

The concern is I have no skills in how to manage the inside. I am cold and numb, yet I react to people's comments because there is no where to hide, and I have made the choice to avoid those who trigger me. This is a boundary Tick set before Meia took him inside.

I see my therapist tomorrow, and Joy gets to tell her what Meia has done. I get to tell her what I am doing.

I am working hard to assimilate.
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Post by Morgan on 3/22/2013, 2:14 pm

Outside In 553353 Hey Joy, my name is Morgan. I have a lot of people living inside of me too. I am usually the one out but lately I've been having a very percocious alter named Bianca who is 18 hanging outside. Anyway, you are right, they aren't on the outside of your body, they are all you. Bianca is me. Sarah Anne and Sarah Sue are me. they are all me caught in a time travel sort of thing. Bianca thinks today is 1978 and tht's why she is the one who goes to college. Me, I get the job of shepherding the flock. You made a great leap forward by admitting to yourself who you are!! congradulations!! Your new friends Morgan and company
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