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DOGDANCING_TCOS posted:
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    Mirror work is something I did lots of in therapy. Being dissociated I loose a lot of being grounded like other people. Working in front a mirror forces you SEE you. It really grounds you.

    One of the most interesting things my T purposed to me was, "next time you SI...do it while looking at yourself in the mirror, not just at what you are doing, look into your eyes."

    When that happened it was an odd experience to see "me" injure me. Gave me lots to think about.
    I'm not really a psychopath, I just play one on the internet.
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    MandyCake responded:
    Wow. I dissociate as well. Although I only lost one full day last week and the next day was in a fog....

    I have avoided mirrors because I do not know who it is in the mirror. Make sense?

    But I am willing to try this.

    In Harmony,
    Bonnie
    I have acheived my dream of being a kyte, for a single day, riding the wind. The anchors that held me down lifted... I was set free.. Now my journey of healing is possible. Gra' Bonnie
     
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    DOGDANCING_TCOS replied to MandyCake's response:
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    I could never answer the question of "who" was injuring me until I did that exercise. I wanted/needed to think all along it was an alter who was the self injurer. Was so shocked to see it was not him but me!

    To finally put a face on who was the injurer was powerful and aided in the healing.

    You: I have avoided mirrors because I do not know who it is in the mirror. Make sense?


    Very much so.


    A famous writer calls them "leaks" they are leaks into other planes of existence.



    I'm not really a psychopath, I just play one on the internet.


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