on disclosing trauma (or, why i began this blog with a four-part autobiography)

within Plural and broader neurodiverse communities, i've run into various reactions to the practice of disclosing trauma the way i have here. it's a bit of a contested practice, because often when people with trauma-related neurodivergences talk to members of the general public about our experiences, we're essentially asked why we're like this. that's not … Continue reading on disclosing trauma (or, why i began this blog with a four-part autobiography)

finding elysium, part 3

if you have not read parts one and two of finding elysium, please begin there to avoid confusion. content warnings: religious abuse, death in the family, description of medicine/healthcare/hospice/the dying process, abuse by headmates, domestic violence, emotional abuse, gaslighting, car accident before i begin this third post, i realize i have to address the question … Continue reading finding elysium, part 3

finding elysium, part 2

if you have not read part 1 of finding elysium, please begin reading there. content warnings: transphobic/queerphobic violence within the collective, suicide (threats/attempts), self-harm description, sexual abuse/assault, institutionalization, attempts to kill the collective from the inside, detransition mention, recovering abuse memories, intrusive thoughts/memories, mention of faking a miscarriage, descriptions of being shunned/kicked out of community, … Continue reading finding elysium, part 2

finding elysium, part 1 (a history of the collective, for us and our readers alike)

content warnings: references to captivity/isolation as abuse, extreme power dynamics and torture within a Plural collective, religious abuse, medical gaslighting, references to extreme/severe trauma, reclaimed saneist language, discussion of alter/headmate death by suicide due to abuse from a headmate, discussion of a headmate trying to get pregnant, faking a pregnancy, & faking a miscarriage, discussion … Continue reading finding elysium, part 1 (a history of the collective, for us and our readers alike)