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? - Vice

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 almost see him. His frame was birdlike, he had gray hair, and his company soothed her.<p>As Falah entered her teens, Lark's presence grew and solidified. He took on a …

Mental Health

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> …

Mental Health

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, …

Racism

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 …

Psychology

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 …

Mind

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> …

Parenting

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 …

Behavior

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> …

Psychology

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 …

Personality

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 …

Mental Health

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 …

Mental Health

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 …

Mental Health