Flock: The Autobiography of a Multiple Personality Themes

Joan Frances Casey
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Self-Awareness

An incredible sense of self was exhibited by the various personalities, especially the five who were autonomous - Jo, Renee, Mary Frances, Missy and Isis. Each of them felt a sense of worth though in some cases that sense of worth depended heavily on validation from others. The fact that several of these personalities expressed a decided objection to the possibility of merging all the personalities into one was a sign of that sense of self. Renee was especially against the idea and cited the fear that part of her would die if she were integrated with all the others. This idea that she was important was not specific only to Renee, though she was most vocal about it from the beginning. Renee's sense of worth came to the forefront again and again as the various personalities were either in crisis or destructive. Renee felt that the body...

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