an open letter to those who deny DID exists

August 4, 2012 at 11:24 pm Leave a comment

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This post is written on the heels of and in reaction to this article published in the New York Times to discredit the story of Sybil.  My post may be triggering (as may the article), so read with care. Though I would hope that my letter below is empowering, it still uses some trigger words. 

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Dear Skeptic,

I am someone you don’t believe in. I am a person diagnosed with DID, otherwise known as Multiple Personality Disorder. Yes, I am real, and no, I don’t plan to weave a dramatic, engaging tale about past abuse for your entertainment.

There are some things I would like to make clear to you because I feel that my disorder has been unfairly represented in media for a long time. I wouldn’t care at all about that fact if it didn’t directly color the opinions of the masses, but I’m afraid it…

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