Going Though the Motions: The Chameleon Life

A Song of Life: Being DID

In my last post we said something that we’d told the VA psychiatrist. (They are just “monitoring”, officially, though the fact is they – the shrinks – say they want me coming back because I “make their day”.)

“We’re just going through the motions until the emotions return.”

And that’s quite the truth of it.  No anxiety, no ‘problems’, no worry, life is ‘funny’ at best; no real hate, love, etc.

Just flatliners, ya know.

BUT!

We still go through the motions of ‘love’.  We buy our S.O. flowers every week or so when I go to the grocery store; we still express love and affection.

But we don’t feel it, not the way we should, not the way we all used to.  (That’s DID for you!)

That comes from shutting too many personalities down. We’re mostly run by logic, the rational, habit – many long-standing (such as…

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About Dale Ingraham @ Speaking Truth In Love Ministries

We started Speaking truth in love Ministries to address the issue of sexual abuse within the faith community. My wife, Faith, is a survivor of many years of abuse by her father who was a pastor at the time. We go into churches, colleges and conferences to speak about this issue.
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