Dissociative Disorder

I do not lecture often.

My aim today is to confuse those of you who try to understand me. I seek to become present with you. I want you to not withdraw. I seek your empathy.

Not the ‘empathic understanding’ which suggests that by ‘putting your self aside’ you will be able to see the world through my eyes. I want acceptance in your whole being of the particular, peculiar person I am today.

Not for you to walk a mile in my moccasins, I seek your empathy…



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