Multiplicity

By Miakoda Combies | Articles pertaining to multiplicity. The primary focus being non-DID multiplicity. Unless otherwise specifically stated (in the article itself, not the name listed on it's entry. That is simply who added the article), the articles in this magazine are not the work of myself or any other member of The JC Klatch. Any article The JC Klatch DOES contribute will have that author's name on it in the text itself.

Are Multiple Personalities Always a Disorder?

Members of the multiplicity community insist that they're healthy, happy, and even normal—they just have up to hundreds of personalities contained within one body.<p>Photo by Flickr user Shardayyy<p>When Falah Liang was five, she began to sense the presence of a man named Lark in her mind. She could …

Psychiatry

Multiple personality: not a mental illness

<i>There is no "MPD" except in the minds of doctors who cannot understand that multiplicity is as natural to us as being a singlet is to them. Calling</i> …

The ‘Real One’?

<i>Hess Sakal, 2011</i><p>There’s this idea that there’s got to be a ‘real one’ in a plural system, especially if the system is partly or totally …

Non-Plural Privilege

<i>Kerry Dawkins and M.D., 2009</i><br>There’s been a lot of discussion about many forms of culturally sanctioned privilege, including white privilege, …

Astraea's Web: Validation and Language in Multiple Personality

Validation and Language in Multiple Personality<p>by Anthony Temple<p>We have received a good deal of correspondence, and read posts in various communities …

Awesome conversation at work!

I hope I can remember everything I wanted to post. I've had quite a hard day.<p>Today at work, I was crouched over a client's computer. I don't remember …

Sniglets!

<i>Hess Sakal, 2008, some edits in 2011 and 2013</i><p>‘Sniglet’ is a slang term in the plural community to refer to nonplurals who Just Don’t Get It, and …

The Littles Stereotype

Darwin Ghia-Wilberforce, 2007 (with significant edits in 2013)<p><i>Sorry if some of the writing in here sounds choppy; I wrote the vast majority of it</i> …

Defending System-Mates

<i>Richard Ghia-Wilberforce, 2008</i><p><b>Isolationism?</b><br>Our group used to work under the misconception that it was inappropriate for members of a plural group to …

Astraea - Multiple Personality: Guest Article: Astraea's Web: Integration - Not for Natural Multiples

Integration: Not For Natural Multiples<p>Guest Article by House of the Moon<p><i>If you want to contact House of the Moon, write email to astraea and put</i> …

Why We Do Not Have DID/MPD ~ A Breakdown by Miakoda of JC Klatch

Why We Do Not Have MPD or DID: A Breakdown<p>Miakoda Celena Combies of The JC Klatch<p>We claim we are multiple, yet not DID nor MPD. Let's take a moment …

Things That I Can't Stand OR How Not To Treat Members of Multiplicity Systems

Luna Diana Combies of The JC Klatch<p>It hurts when outsiders tell me I'm just an act. I think, I feel, I dream. I am real, by every sense of the …

Then.. What Am I? (MPD/DID, Dissociative Identity Disorder, defining personhood)

Then.... What Am I?<p>By Jennifer Lee Combies of The JC Klatch<p>“Person”<br>4. (Philosophy) a self-conscious or rational being.<br>5. the actual self or …

The Layman's Guide to Multiplicity

contributions are accepted and have been provided by other groups<p><b>The Layman's Guide is complete.</b><p>This does not mean that it's not open for further …