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Book Review: Lifting the Veil

When I began reading Lifting the Veil, it seemed clear that the main theme was dissociative identity disorder — previously and popularly known as multiple personality disorder. The book appears...
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Freewill’s Story

My story…. there isn’t much to tell… An incest survivor, a survivor of a pedophile of 4 years who happened to be my teacher, physical abuse starting at age...
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My New Life

At the age of 23, I woke up one weekday morning with the feeling that something was wrong. I searched my mind. Oh, yes. I remembered. I remembered that...
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Bird in the Invisible Cage

As I watched my 68-year-old father hug my 16-year-old daughter at the airport, my stomach tightened around the bag of worms, renewing that old, buried feeling. My son waited...
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The Real Me

Everyone who cared had tried to help me for so long, but nothing was working. The elders of my church, although they placed no confidence in psychology, didn’t know...
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