Myth about systems that’s spreading around

Saplingsys 10/22/2021 08:07 am 359

There has been a myth about systems that is currently going around the internet. People have been saying that you cant know youre a system until you are in your 30s or 40’s, and you also cant get diagnosed until them. This is very incorrect. Do not listen to this myth. You can get diagnosed any time, and while most people dont get diagnosed until their teenage years to late 20’s, that doesnt mean you cant get diagnosed before then. Also, DID/OSDD are caused by childhood trauma, so you obviously have it in your childhood as well, so you can get diagnosed in childhood.

Sincerly, a system who is tired of seeing misinformation spread about us by uneducated singlets


EDIT: I know have a thread where we can talk about system facts and misconceptions


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Oct 22, 2021 12:09 pm

yeah that's total BS. i have DID and i was diagnosed when i was 11 (i'm 21 now) so anyone who says you have to wait till youre 30 or 40 is silly lmao

Oct 22, 2021 10:32 am

@flowers4beeduo: Yeah, exactly!! Our system, and so many other systems, have lots of fictives! They arent as rare as people think they are

Oct 22, 2021 10:28 am

@flowers4beeduo: YEAH,, the whole “there are so many people with systems now” isnt a thing like “its a trend and people are faking” its about how traumatizing things towards kids werre super normalized,,, thatz why so many ppl ended up with it. not bcuz its a trend, bcuz its cause was more like one

Oct 22, 2021 10:22 am

@flowers4beeduo: well, when i was younger at the circus i got lost away from my mom, and this clown started talking to me while i was sobbing and terrified and calmed me down it was the sweetest thing-- im not sure thatz trauma thoo-- it did scare me into forcing my trust with my mom tho crying

but i do sometimes dissociate, and freak tf out afterwards

Oct 22, 2021 9:16 am
@Z1PPY: systems form from extreme childhood trauma under the age of 9, maybe 8, it is possible you might be a system but at the same time, it could be psychotics, or simply just a imaginary friend!! do you ever feel as if you're not in control of your body/do you ever dissociate?? - Sapnap
Oct 22, 2021 9:15 am

continuing on this!! lots of ppl say that fictives/introjects aren't real, which is VERY false!! it takes one quick google search to learn that fictives are real. Another thing, fictives are NOT rare. while yes, in non-ND (or NT) systems, they can be a bit more rare, but in ND systems, they are extremely common!!! ppl ALSO need to realize that dsmp alters aren't rare lol as dsmp is literally one of the biggest fandoms in the world so. OH AND lets stop saying "why do so many kids have DID/OSDD now" and start saying "who tf is traumatizing all these kids" and to try to stop the rising cases of parental abuse in the world. anyways, screw pluralphobes, you all can s*ck my d!ck. - Sapnap

Oct 22, 2021 9:09 am

i have a system related question -- how does it work? i know theres a clown in my head named zipper, but idk if thatz a system im so confuzzd wacko

Oct 22, 2021 9:02 am

@Chewerz: i think it started bcuz of pluralphobes just h8 on ppls, and ppl who are like “you cant be [fictional character]” @ ppl with delusions. just my guezz. ppl with fictives from new media are just fine !! like. if its smth theyre super interested in (like a hypfix or spin) then its not uncommon they culd form an alter from it

Oct 22, 2021 8:38 am

@ouma_irl: Yeah, Ive seen lots of people say that too, unfortunately. I dont know how that myth started. Lots of systems have fictives from new media! And exactly, we cant control what alters we have anyways

Oct 22, 2021 8:17 am

yeaa sys myths r so bas >~< ive seen zo many ppls say that u cant have alters of new media and its ,, so wrong. its not like we can control what alterz we have ??? kill all pluralphobes