Actually, as far as I know, you are not supposed to dissociate during exposure since that way you /your brain won't be able to process things and "file" them as past events. Dissociation keeps the memory in fragments and hinders the connection.
I have similar experiences and mine are due to dissociative parts intruding. For example, I will lie in bed at night and I will feel younger and actually kind of think I am in my childhood home in bed. It feels strange.
Has the following ever happened to anyone.
I was reading about child neglect an its effects and thinking about how things that happened in the past weren't bad enough to be called trauma (not just talking about child neglect) then all of a sudden I got really, really tired and had to lie down...
Thanks for all your replies.
@JadeB. I do that sometimes. But sometimes I just feel rediculous doing kids stuff. I know I shouldn't but I do.
@TruthSeeker I like the Idea of the sticky notes and will definitely try that. And yes, breaks are important as my energy is still pretty limited...
I'm kind of new at this DID thing. Well, actually I've the Diagnosis for like 2 years but I have been unwilling and still have problems accepting it. It just feels crazy.
Hence communication has not happened a whole lot.
But I guess there's no way around.
It seems today everyone of my parts wants to do something different and in the end nothing gets done. I started decluttering the office, which really needs to be done. But I can't stay on track because a part is deeply depressed and the young ones don't like adult stuff anyway. One of them cried...