December 4, 2017
Jerica says she was diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) in the summer of 2017. She claims she has upward of 10 alters, or “programs,” that work together to protect her and help her to function day-to-day.
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“I don’t feel like my life is one whole person, it’s a system of pieces,” says the 27-year-old.
Among her personas, claims Jerica, is Jayne, who is very social and the most popular of her “programs,” Cleo, who is a powerful persona from the Ancient Egyptian times, and Christina, who she describes as being very religious. The Eye, or Administrator, she says, is the persona that watches over the whole system, “and it keeps programs from going where they’re not supposed to go.”
Jerica claims she never knows which “program” will appear. Which of her personas does she say she believes
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