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I Have A Spouse That Has Dissociative Identity Disorder

A place for those who has someone important to them who has DID, a place to find support and understanding from people that can understand. 173 People

    He'S So Lost..

    My husband was my best friend for eight years before we started dating two years ago. I knew about his DID when we met, though not right away. Little things, times I'd notice a personality shift. We worked together as well and he was so different at work. Finally, I figured it...
    harlequinbliss harlequinbliss 26-30 3 Responses Feb 3, 2013

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    Roommates Or Married Couple?

    My wife's DID was in remission for 20 years, after intense therapy with excellent therapist. Sandy Hook and sitting in a room with a crazy guy who may have had killed his wife a couple of days earlier put her over the edge. That was 5 months ago. We went from normal picked fence...
    Spousedilemma Spousedilemma 46-50 2 Responses May 9, 2013

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    Who Did I Meet First

    well let's see.... when i meet my SO he introduced himself as a women due to being in a womans body and I assumed that was who I had been with for 7.5 years. come to find out recently that I had indeed meet one and when another had come out she had read my SO's diaries and was...
    jennaval jennaval 46-50, F Sep 10, 2013

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    I'M Still New To This.

    There are so many things I still don't undrestand. I've done countless hours of research adn my partner does try and help me understand. I won't to know, does anyone else feel lost and heart broken when the switch happens? I've only delt with it 2 or 3 times and I'm going through...
    melconfusion melconfusion 41-45 2 Responses Feb 20, 2013

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    My Husband Has DID

    My husband has DID, we have been married for almost 4 years. I have known my husband since we were 10. I found out about his DID right before we got married in 2008. I did not really understand what he meant when he told me. I now UNDERSTAND and I Love my husband with all my...
    Devanya7077 Devanya7077 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    I myself am in a lesbian relationship.

    My partner suffers with DID. I have previously read lots of stories online about others experiences and they speak about talking and communicating with the alters. My partner has 11+ the majority if them have negative emotions, for example some are paranoid, others that...
    jammyjayjay jammyjayjay 18-21 4 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    Since I told my husband I have DID,

    I no longer want anything to do with him physically. Sex was always torture for me; it hurt, it's gross, and I never really desired it. I only did it with him after getting married because it was my duty as his wife. For the first couple years after we got married I would cry...
    BrokenOneX BrokenOneX 31-35 3 Responses Jul 23

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    My husband doesn't actually have a diagnosis of

    DID he has a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder. However he does dissociate frequently. He also has different 'personas' that appear from time to time. I feel really let down by the mental health system here in the UK as I feel he is not getting adequate...
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 2

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    I am in a lesbian relationship with a woman

    who has two alters that we know of. Emilee who is of equal strength as my partner. And Stephanie who is nine. We are currently living with her parents and I have Been sending most my time with Emilee, her protector because she feels threatened living at home. Things have...
    map2thestars map2thestars 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Finally

    I have talked about my husband's last alter Fay, who needs to emerge and tell her story.We had to come to his hometown because of an emergency. Fay has shown herself a number of times since we've been here. She is unable to talk and has motioned what she wants. She had unfinished...
    xxxLisaxxx xxxLisaxxx 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    I Cant Understand

    Hi am New here and i just recently found out that my boyfriend has DID and i would like to help him anyway i can but i am not that talkive :( could someone give me some tips on how to help and be more supportive.
    AmberDawn25 AmberDawn25 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 4, 2012

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    Living Wth Two Individuals Who Both Have Did

    As you all know my husband has DID. We are well on our way with therapy and toward the end with one mor to reach. My husband's niece, A came to live with us less than a year ago. She is 20 years old.  We had suspected she may have an alter. Two days ago she came to me and told...
    xxxLisaxxx xxxLisaxxx 41-45, F 9 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    Interesting And Amazing Life Of A Spouse With DID

    Hi there, My husband too has DID. I can relate. There are tough times, but I couldn't ever imagine my life without him and the others. They are all amazing. Never a dull moment. I have been with him for 10 years now and knew early on something wasn't right. I just thought he was...
    xxxLisaxxx xxxLisaxxx 41-45, F 12 Responses May 29, 2011

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    Oh Thank God Above that I have found this page!

    ! Where were you 3 years ago when the box was opened and my husband's childhood came crashing in? I have read so many books and gone to doctors and have stood by my husband helping him through all of this. We live in Northeast Wisconsin and there are not many resources available...
    JaneEllenB JaneEllenB 51-55, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Seeking Strategies For Daily Coping With DID

    I'm dating a man who has DID. He is a great man in so many ways - he loves his 3 children and does an amazing job as a single dad with a full time job. He is compassionate and sweet and creative and funny. The DID thing is so interesting to me because I learned about it in school...
    datingaDIDman datingaDIDman 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2013

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    Ex Girlfriend/ 1st True Love Had DID (Or Was A Realy Good Actress)

    It's not a spouse, but she was everything to me. My experence with her prompted me to research this. to this day, i am unsure if she genuinely had it, or was simply playing games with me. based on what i experenced, and heard of her background and have read, i believe she...
    Wildfire42 Wildfire42 18-21, M Jul 17, 2013

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    My Husbands Alter Wants To Get Rid Of Me

    I thought I could do this on my own... but I can't. I'm here for help. I NEED support. My husband hasn't told too many people about his DID. As far as he knows his family doesn't even know, so I don't have too many places to turn when something happens. I've been married for...
    artistinchaos artistinchaos 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 30, 2013

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    Trying To Figure It All Out

    So my husband and I have been married three years, blended family, three kids for me and two for him, ranging in age from 16 to 10. I did not know about the DID when we got married, it was discovered over a course of time about a year into our marriage. He has been seeing a great...
    aphrodite1470 aphrodite1470 41-45, F 1 Response May 13, 2013

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    My name is Angela and I've been searching

    for a support group for over a year now. I found this site just to find that my husband, Ryan, had posted here a year ago. Sigh. I am high jacking his profile as I don't ever hide anything from him and we share one email. What he said in his post is spot on and I was surprised...
    Rgentry Rgentry 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    Life

    I guess I am lucky in the sense that my husband doesn't transition often. But when something does happen it is huge. Most recently was last summer. It was his mother who abused him physically, mentally and now we believe sexually. We went back to his hometown where his mother...
    jessikus jessikus 26-30, F 4 Responses May 4, 2010

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    Both me and my girl have DID,

    and it's getting really hard because of the stress of college keeps making us split and our alters don't like each other. I love her more than anything, but I don't know if we can make it through this.
    CNT283 CNT283 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    This will be long so I do apologize.

    My reason for writing this is that I would love to talk to people in similar situations for advice. I have known H for about a year now, and we have been going out for half that time, mine and H's relationship is my idea of perfection, I honestly couldn't want more and am happy...
    Annabella6 Annabella6 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    Changes On The Horizon. . .

    First off to update everyone, I got pregnant again. I'm currently 21 weeks. It's a boy. Things have not stayed calm for us this time around. Despite a peace treaty with him, giving him visitation rights with a female friend of Trayus' and giving us safety from him, Jin is more...
    Parsain Parsain 18-21, F 10 Responses May 31, 2011

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    My gf who we shall call B has DID

    and she was very upfront with it just before we grew more close and began going out. She showed me a site and made me read the whole thing to understand the ins and outs of it, which I mostly was able to understand anyway as I have a reasonable grasp on the human psyche and...
    toms1985 toms1985 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 21

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    My husband of 25 years

    and I are divorcing, sad as I am I think at this point it is in my best interest that this is happening. My husband was diagnosed 10 years ago and we have been working with a therapist who has recently retired and now my husband refuses to continue with therapy which was always...
    25years 25years 51-55, F 8 Responses Jan 19

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    New To This!!

    I am in a new relationship (just 5 months) and within the first two months I had already fallen in love with this man. At around the 2-1/2 month mark of our relationship, his ex informed me that he had DID (thinking it would scare me off), which it didn't. Yes, I was confused and...
    Raffeee Raffeee 46-50, F 6 Responses Jul 29, 2012

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    Prostitution, Compulive Spening, I Have Lost My Life To My Husbands Alter

    We have been married for 15 years. Many of them happy. When our oldest son turned 5, my beautiful husband started ******* the bed. The flashbacks came. The anxiety came. The memories of 8 years of prostitution in a public toilets, church groups. It was devestating. We...
    angik angik 36-40, F 6 Responses Sep 20, 2013

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    Just Realizing That My Wife's Did Will Be A Lifetime Experience

     Although I've known my wife (then girlfriend) has DID since we first met 3 years ago, I'd thought it was something that would eventually completely disappear.  I'm now learning that's not the way it will be.When we first met, she was an alcoholic but didn't realize it...
    Jape61 Jape61 51-55 4 Responses Jan 26, 2012

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    A Typical Day in My Life

    Hi again, I just thought I would share a little more about my husband and tell of a typical day in my life. My husband is disabled from the military. I left my job to stay home with him. He is more stable with me here. We are each others best friend. We are always together and...
    xxxLisaxxx xxxLisaxxx 41-45, F 5 Responses May 30, 2011

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    Don't Know If I Can Do This Anymore!

    Where do I begin? I met a man 7 years ago who was perfect, my everything. There were times he acted different but I just thought he was weird, in a good way. We were together for a little over year when we got married. And that's when things started to turn. He went through a bad...
    dragonflydpark dragonflydpark 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 23, 2012

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    March 9th 2010

    I got married to an amazing man, a decision I do not and will not ever regret. The night before my marriage he was helping me pick out what to wear when he stumbled said "I'm insane" and fell backwards onto a coffee table piled with laundry. Then he started to laugh. I...
    Parsain Parsain 18-21, F 9 Responses Apr 13, 2010

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    Boyfriend Has DID

    Hi everybody, I don't know if anyone can help me. I've read many of your submissions and haven't found a question like mine, though I will keep looking. My BF and I have been together almost five years until he recently had a major switch, or host change and took all of his...
    Jasmineiii Jasmineiii 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2013

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    Finally-other Spouses Like Me!!!!!!!!!!

    hello........i have been married to my wife for 14 yrs. after 4 mo. of living together, the 1st alter shared his presence with me, of course at halloween time. well, after 2 more mo., we went to the best psychiatrist in the area.---------------- YOU GUYS ARE GONNA LOVE THIS...
    allchokedup allchokedup 46-50, F 4 Responses May 18, 2010

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    Hopeless

    Hi am new here, didn't know where else to go. My wife has DID. I have been with my wife for 10 years we have a 4 year old together. We both have been through childhood trauma. My wife is a educated and successful women, but when she comes home she is total different person...
    powerske powerske 31-35 5 Responses Sep 9, 2012

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    I am with a complicated

    but amazing woman who has been living well with her personalities integrated for over 5 years. During the last year she has been gradually changing, and at first I thought it was the normal person kind of growing. However, recently some destructive and telling behaviors have me...
    Ccsanity Ccsanity 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Young Relationship, Dealing With DID

    Hi. :) I don't know much about this site but I was just looking at DID relationship help sites and decided to post here to see if I got any good responses. Thank you for reading my long post. :) I'll admit, I don't know much about this disorder but I thought my girlfriend was...
    guitarplayer20 guitarplayer20 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 11, 2013

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    Can I Handle His Did? ?

    I have been with my boyfriend almost 3 years. I would say they have been the happiest years of my life up until like 3 months ago. He just started being diffident. He has started disappearing for hours at a time. I believe my questioning to rather I could handle it started...
    gmskap gmskap 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2013

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    Cant Cope Any More

    I have never had any support for living with someone with DID. It is him who always gets the help support and sympathy. he doesnt understand that I should have any problem living with it. He is a lot worse when he drinks alcohol and has been doing that a lot lately and I cant...
    leiennja leiennja 46-50 3 Responses Jul 22, 2012

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    I Just Found Out

    My man (A) is very self-conscious about people thinking badly of him or looking at him in a different light and would not appreciate me mentioning this to people I know in person. This is going to be long, I apologize (I don't expect you to read it all) but I have to get it out...
    bekemlia bekemlia 22-25 5 Responses May 14, 2013

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    Just Seeing The Whole Picture

     Well, I have known my husband for almost 10 years, but we have been married for about 3.5. Over this time, I have found myself crazily trying to decipher his changes in what I thought then were moods. I must say this whole realization has come within the last 24 hours, and even...
    amg1980 amg1980 31-35 15 Responses Aug 21, 2011

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    My husband and I have been together

    for 18 years and now due to traumatic childhood event that he just remembered a year ago he now has multiple personality disorder (mod) or renamed dissociative identity disorder(did). We think there are 6. If anyone is going through this hell. Please contact me. I could...
    apryljeff apryljeff 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    Just as soon as I think im on good ground with

    my partners (her name is Evy) protector Emilee, **** hits the fan. Ussually Emilee only shows herself when Evy is emotional and angry ... mostly when were having a disagreement. Exactly what happened last night. Her attitude was very hostile and manipulative, when I refernced...
    map2thestars map2thestars 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    We Have Come So Far Since 2007

    If it had been the years 2007-2009, I would have been able to write interesting and beyond belief post. Fortunately life has been pretty stable and calm since last year. There is the occasional two steps back and one step forward. Over all it's just normal daily living.My husband...
    xxxLisaxxx xxxLisaxxx 41-45, F Jun 13, 2011

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    Double Take. (Never Shared This Before, So It's Long)

    Take ONE. I met a man online through a virtual gaming site in 2011. We exchanged pictures and became fast friends, eventually trading phone numbers, and talking daily offline. He asked me for my number because he said he had nightmares and wanted to be able to call me if he had...
    RadiantBeauti RadiantBeauti 26-30, F May 16, 2013

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    Honestly this is all pretty new

    for me. My girlfriend has been living with DID since she was a little girl...she is now 34. I knew something was off when we first started dating but it has taken a while for the story to unfold. I want to find out as much as I can so that I can support her in the right way...
    CB1977 CB1977 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    If You Are The Friend Of Some One Who Has Did/mpd

    We both know it is not something we would want to have to live with. Kindness and compassion are how we are to deal with these prescious friends of ours. We are in their lives for a reason as they are in ours, it is a road where we learn to give over and beyond what we ever...
    mpde mpde 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    10 Sayings You Know Your Partner With Dissociative Identity Disorder Drives You Crazy About...

    1.  "That wasn't me," or " I didn't say that!" 2.  "You like them better than me don't you?" 3.  "How could you not have known it wasn't me!!?" 4.  "Why don't you remember what I like?!" 5.  "Why can't you just ignore all those other people?!" 6.  "I...
    DoWop87 DoWop87 22-25 10 Responses Aug 12, 2010

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    My spouse had DID and multiple alternates.

    As of now I know of three, and I've had first-hand experience with two of them. One is a six-year-old girl, one is a sixteen year old girl, and one is a male whose age I'm not sure of. I haven't met the man, but the two ladies have had extended contact with me. The six-year-old...
    40linesofgay 40linesofgay 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Ok, so I haven't been officially diagnosed with DID but this is the most active place for dissociative issues and I need some input. Hope I don't offend anyone. Thanks. Here goes...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    .:: SYSTEM CRASH ::. The other night our system pretty much crashed. We managed to lock Missy away. (our extremely violent Alter who has tried to kill us) It was a horrible event...
    FullHotel FullHotel 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 10

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    I am wondering if anyone has any ideas that may be able to help.... I believe a new part has emerged. She is very confused, angry and scared. I am not sure if it's an inability or...
    dreshany dreshany 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    My system is a house. We all live in this house, with our own rooms (bedrooms) and communal rooms. Like the lounge room and library. We also have something like a prison, where the...
    TheDylanWorld TheDylanWorld 13-15, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sooo I just wanted to ask about something in case it's really weird. I got three new Others (as I call them), I ignored them for a really long time because it just felt like too...