Plurality is astonishing in diversity (mentions of many things that can be violent or triggering to some systems, probably safe for singlets) 

I'll probably never stop to be amazed at the whole spectrum of experiences we plural people may experience.

I've known other systems since 2008.

I've seen plurality considered either, and non-exclusively, illness, fantasy, tool, coping-mechanism or mystic act.

I've participated in the rise of plural communities, and I've seen many fall to oblivion.

I've seen many experimenting with plurality, sometimes finaly stepping back but always taking steps towards more self-understanding.

I've helped systems figuring themselves.
I've faced systems who could not relate to anything I could share at that time.

I've seen people who firmly believed to be haunted or possessed.
I've seen systems who felt so different to others they would not consider themselves part of the plural community.

I've seen people who could have known they were systems years earlier, but hid their plurality behind role-played characters or their writings.
I've seen people know about DID long before noticing the slightest sign of their own plurality.

I've seen unifications by choice or by force.
Though I've never seen one lasting more than a few years ...

I've seen systems who had always been stable.
I've seen systems who never had members staying for more than a couple of years, at best -- often a few months.

I've seen systems who'd consider a member's death as important and grave as a physical person's.
I've seen systems who'd kill, bannish, punnish or do weird shit to other members on a quite regular basis.

I've seen people with very defined headspaces where members could live inhead.
I've seen people who couldn't grasp the very concept of a headspace.

I've seen people who took years to find about their plurality even though others had hinted them towards it, and still can't have direct inhead interactions.
I've seen people who were having intense relations between their members, sometimes up to marrying.

I've seen systems who were clueless about what their different members were doing.
I've seen systems who could share memories and emotions at will.

I've seen some interesting arguments to defend individual alter's civil responsability thus sparing the whole system (intersting, that's all, I'm not buying into that shit).
I've seen a system actually know that a member had commited a crime, turn themself in and face dire consequences, hide that knowledge to the outside world for years, and make sure it could never happen ever again before slowly starting to talk about this.

And despite all that, every time someone shares about their experience with plurality, I'm still discovering new concepts, visualizations and/or struggles ...

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