Living with Multiple Personalities: The Christine Ducommun Story
A mesmerizing journey inside the mind and life of a victim of dissociative identity disorder (DID). Christine Ducommun eloquently shares the story of her descent into madness, struggling to regain her sanity as five personalities who protected her from child abuse compete for control of her adult mind. Bouts of drinking, drug abuse, sexual escapades, theft and fraud—follow. More
Christine Ducommun was a happily married wife and mother of two, when—after moving back into her childhood home—she began to experience panic attacks and bizarre flashbacks. Eventually diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), Christine’s story details an extraordinary twelve-year ordeal unraveling the secrets of her past and the daunting path she must take to heal from it. As she struggles to maintain a stable home for her growing children, therapy helps to identify a core group of four personalities and understand how each helped her cope with her childhood—and influence her adult life. Her life tailspins into unimaginable chaos—bouts of drinking and drug abuse, sexual escapades, theft and fraud—leaving her to believe she may very well be losing the battle for her sanity. A breakthrough brings integration—a real victory. A brave story of identity, hope, healing and love.