Newly diagnosed, and I have a question. Does every alter exist due to a certain memory or trauma? Like, can an alter exist just because they can?


Chronic Memory Loss

Anxiety (Including GAD)

Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)

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  • angelrot



  • PlasticDino


    Sometimes alters come into existence just because it makes sense to your brain for them to be there. That’s how we got our twins in our system

  • Glam


    Yeah I’m a alter that’s not really based off of a trauma I’ve kinda always been with the host

  • Syd.The.Space.Sloth


    alters all form because of trauma, to try and cope with it, but there are alters who dont have specific trauma or possibly any trauma at all. we have a lot of fictives who formed simply because we found them comforting and relatable. they made us feel better. we have a mood booster, jasper, who doesnt have any trauma because their 'job' is to be happy and make us happy as a whole to deal with our trauma and anxiety and depression -cody

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