“You are so good. So good. You’re always feeling so much. And sometimes it feels like you’re gonna bust wide open from all the feeling, doesn’t it? People like you are the best in the world, but you sure do suffer for it.” — Silas House.
Stepping outside yourself: dissociative disorders
Okay, let’s start with the formal definition: dissociation is a disturbance in one’s experience of reality. It occurs any time there’s a disruption in the normally integrated functions of a person’s consciousness. Dissociation can vary from distortion of perception to total shifts of identity. This phenomenon is often triggered by severe, repetitive psychological trauma. Some […]