If you've picked up this book because you're interested in Dissociative Identity Disorder (or as they used to call it, Multiple Personality Disorder) then I hope you find what you're looking for in here. I am hoping this book, short as it is, will be a little different than others you may have read. Instead of writing about the journey from abuse to therapy to integration I want to try to give you an idea of what it is to live with DID, of what the days are like. I like books that help me step into the other person's day-to-day life and let me try to imagine what it would be like if I was living their life.
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