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Has anyone experienced a 'walk-in'? .ie another spirit/soul coming in and taking over your life for a period ...

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you feel its still you ..but also feel you aren't alone and can also feel the presence of another? (soul braid)


symptoms can be

suddenly taking up entirely new beliefs or hobbies
suddenly cutting contact with past friends or family because the 'new self' no longer relates to them or see's them as 'their friend/relative'
May have experienced a Near Death Experience or have an illness that has suddenly improved


For a soul braid you may continue with the same life/relationships but experience a change in emotional function, perspective, abilities etc?



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I believe I experienced a Soul Braid after having a stroke at home in my sleep, they seemed to takeover temporarily to speed immediate recovery then handed back control but have still remained present to help.
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Has anyone experienced a 'walk-in'? .ie another spirit/soul coming in and taking over your life for a period ...

or

you feel its still you ..but also feel you aren't alone and can also feel the presence of another? (soul braid)


symptoms can be

suddenly taking up entirely new beliefs or hobbies
suddenly cutting contact with past friends or family because the 'new self' no longer relates to them or see's them as 'their friend/relative'
May have experienced a Near Death Experience or have an illness that has suddenly improved


For a soul braid you may continue with the same life/relationships but experience a change in emotional function, perspective, abilities etc?



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What is a walk-in? What isn't? When and why do walk-ins happen? Common walk-in types and scenarios. | Writings | Julia North

I believe I experienced a Soul Braid after having a stroke at home in my sleep, they seemed to takeover temporarily to speed immediate recovery then handed back control but have still remained present to help.
my suggestion is talk with your treatment provider. you stated in recent posts that you have DID. your treatment provider has probably already ruled out "walk ins". short version religious practices/ cultural practices/paranormal kind of spirits and so on have to be ruled out before someone can be diagnosed with either form of DID.

in me what you describe is completely normal not associated with any of my mental or physical health problems nor spiritual / paranormal beliefs. what you describe is mostly just being a normal human being.

not saying the situation doesn't exist. just that I have experienced what you posted and my own treatment providers, and any paranormal or religious consults have told me those things are normal. to be associated with a mental or physical health problem or religious or paranormal event theres other things that happen that you cant find by researching and googling. you know those deeper not found in typical media-based ways things.

my suggestion your treatment provider can help you sort things out and if needed do any medication adjustments if you are on any meds. some meds can cause these things too.
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I have a different viewpoint than the medical viewpoint. I believe that walk ins and soul braids do exist. I had a walk in angel spirit who assisted me for about ten years. It's a very long story that I don't wish to describe publicly on here, but it happened for me because I was suicidal and specifically asked a walk-in practitioner for help. She did, and I paid her a fee for her services. I certainly felt very different for those ten years. I was a major success in my career during that time. I was able to do things I hadn't previously been able to do and I was functioning at a very high level. She left when I was able to handle my life again on my own.

So, no, I do not explain or dismiss the notion of a walk-in or soul braid as being a component to a medical or mental health condition... however, it's so hard for most people to accept or believe. It's very real and has a real basis. Like I said above, there are spiritual practitioners who assist in this specific area and who specialize in it. It's a no joke kind of business. It also can be very very dangerous if attempted on one's own. I would never suggest doing it on one's own.

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I have a different viewpoint than the medical viewpoint. I believe that walk ins and soul braids do exist. I had a walk in angel spirit who assisted me for about ten years. It's a very long story that I don't wish to describe publicly on here, but it happened for me because I was suicidal and specifically asked a walk-in practitioner for help. She did, and I paid her a fee for her services. I certainly felt very different for those ten years. I was a major success in my career during that time. I was able to do things I hadn't previously been able to do and I was functioning at a very high level. She left when I was able to handle my life again on my own.


So, no, I do not explain or dismiss the notion of a walk-in or soul braid as being a component to a medical or mental health condition... however, it's so hard for most people to accept or believe. It's very real and has a real basis. Like I said above, there are spiritual practitioners who assist in this specific area and who specialize in it. It's a no joke kind of business. It also can be very very dangerous if attempted on one's own. I would never suggest doing it on one's own.

Thank you I am glad to find someone with the same spiritual beliefs. I agree and religious belief's (my mum did believe in reincarnation and we did go to church when young) is not a reason to have to take medication!


If a catholic talks of god to their doctor or an Hindu (of whatever their beliefs are) are they immediately considered to be needing psychiatric treatment?


Yes I have alters but they are all 'versions of me' ..some were secret versions of me (the younger ones with more autistic mannerisms I was forced to hide/suppress so to not get made fun of) and some were just what I call 'social mask alters' (who dealt with classes and social situations)...

The Walk-in soul companion is not 'a version of me'. she identified a black and white photo of my mum at age 15 as her. She told me she helped me for a while after her death too and I achieved more (was able to go to university and get a degree) but at some point she left and moved on..unfortunately my life fell apart after that. I didn't become aware of my alters until my 40's when the severity of emotional mood swings started re-triggering them out again (last time it was that bad was puberty my mum was still alive when I was that that age so she was not present as a 'walk-in' then).

The stroke did not happen until more recently (I am now in my 50's) and I have felt her presence with me since and have memories of her last life (after she left me) And memories of another life with us together as twins during WW1. (I have checked our family tree to see if any twins existed in our family in that era ..and there was)


Personally I found it very comforting to know she was able to find me again in my moment of need and stay with me.

I've never had past life memories before and I hadn't been to see anyone or been hypnotised or anything where someone else could have 'planted those suggestions'.

I have found a more supportive spiritual group where many others have experienced walk-ins too
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@InkyTinks, that's pretty interesting. I've had alters too, but they are not good alters. I have to cast them out and make them leave.

And I agree that spiritual beliefs and paranormal experiences shouldn't necessitate medication. But very few people believe in these types of things and therefore, think that it's medical.

I am also a medium/channel and can talk to the other side. They can speak through me. I ask questions, and they answer. I am still learning though and have trouble with interference from darker beings, so, there's that aspect, which I try to keep under tight control.

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Actually this can be due to your being an Aspie. Itís brain wiring and can get worse if you develop an alcohol problem. Anthony Hopkins has Aspergers and found he functioned much better once he stopped drinking.

This can also present with ADHD where they hyperfocus and get in that zone. The voices and scrambled thinking stops. Again that problem gets worse with drug and alcohol use. And alcohol use is is bad for ADHD brain wiring.

Same thing with bipolar and mania.
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Actually this can be due to your being an Aspie. Itís brain wiring and can get worse if you develop an alcohol problem. Anthony Hopkins has Aspergers and found he functioned much better once he stopped drinking.

This can also present with ADHD where they hyperfocus and get in that zone. The voices and scrambled thinking stops. Again that problem gets worse with drug and alcohol use. And alcohol use is is bad for ADHD brain wiring.

Same thing with bipolar and mania.


I was diagnosed with Autism when they were separate conditions...now everyone is just 'on the spectrum'

The psychologist specifically said she believed it was Autism rather than Asperger's. She described it as Atypical Autism but at that time nobody mentioned DID. The host who took the Autism test was not aware of others. (probably deliberately cut off from the inside so we couldn't get diagnosed with schizophrenia or something and locked up)The DID comes from bullying & gaslighting/abuse from other people outside of the family.


I don't remember where I said I had an issue with alcohol??? I rarely leave the house these days due to chronic fatigue and arthritis pain, certainly not down the pub every night!!


It's more likely our levels of dissociation comes from the DID! Some alters have more intense Maladaptive Daydreaming and deliberately create and add Tulpa's to our system! (as act of defiance).
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Thanks, I meant to say more in my post to you, I was interrupted while writing my post by a call from my older brother who is battling cancer. My brother had/has ADHD and unfortunately because this challenge was not understood instead of being helped he was punished by both adults and his piers. I grew up witnessing a lot of abuse and bullying and that left me being very sensitive when it comes to seeing any bullying or mistreatment of both children/adults/and well as animals.

Yes, unfortunately for a very long time there was little understanding of autism and Aspergers as well as ADHD and Dyslexia so children with these challenges did not get the help and support they deserved.

Some challenged turned to alcohol and other drugs to self medicate. My husband who has both ADHD and Dyslexia developed a problem with alcohol use disorder and I had to learn a lot about that as well. My husband has been sober for 32 years and devotes a lot of time to helping others learn to live a sober life without alcohol/drugs. I have seen how some with problems talk about special powers and talking to spirits etc. This tends to present with substance abuse disorders. I did not mean to imply that you followed this path but instead shared how individuals with Aspergers like Anthony Hopkins struggled with substance abuse disorder.

I think the mind develops ways to self sooth that may seem to feel like another supernatural presence taking over. Yet, this is simply a way the brain/mind takes many things we see and experience in watching all kinds of movies and written stories. So in essence we unknowingly learn ways to escape discomfort and stress. This has been evident throughout human history. This has at times led to persecutionís that were very dark and evil. So not all was of positive angels and uplifting spirits.

I think itís important to recognize that animals imprint and look for the presence that will nurture and guide. We have learned that if there is no presence a human can step in and become a nurturing presence and an animal will respond, can next and bond and follow. We have learned how animals will even take on a parental role and nourish the offspring of other animals.

Given this drive for a nurturing presence outside self is so ingrained itís not surprising there are so many different religions and beliefs along with susceptibility to follow blindly.

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Thank you I am glad to find someone with the same spiritual beliefs. I agree and religious belief's (my mum did believe in reincarnation and we did go to church when young) is not a reason to have to take medication!


If a catholic talks of god to their doctor or an Hindu (of whatever their beliefs are) are they immediately considered to be needing psychiatric treatment?


Yes I have alters but they are all 'versions of me' ..some were secret versions of me (the younger ones with more autistic mannerisms I was forced to hide/suppress so to not get made fun of) and some were just what I call 'social mask alters' (who dealt with classes and social situations)...

The Walk-in soul companion is not 'a version of me'. she identified a black and white photo of my mum at age 15 as her. She told me she helped me for a while after her death too and I achieved more (was able to go to university and get a degree) but at some point she left and moved on..unfortunately my life fell apart after that. I didn't become aware of my alters until my 40's when the severity of emotional mood swings started re-triggering them out again (last time it was that bad was puberty my mum was still alive when I was that that age so she was not present as a 'walk-in' then).

The stroke did not happen until more recently (I am now in my 50's) and I have felt her presence with me since and have memories of her last life (after she left me) And memories of another life with us together as twins during WW1. (I have checked our family tree to see if any twins existed in our family in that era ..and there was)


Personally I found it very comforting to know she was able to find me again in my moment of need and stay with me.

I've never had past life memories before and I hadn't been to see anyone or been hypnotised or anything where someone else could have 'planted those suggestions'.

I have found a more supportive spiritual group where many others have experienced walk-ins too
I think my own alters are not meant to be here to help me and in fact, hinder me and cause harm. They are more of a darker nature. I have to cast them out in the name of Jesus because they try to interfere and not in a helping, positive way.

I miss my walk-in terribly. I could tell she was with me because I felt stronger than ever before, I stood up for myself with power, strength, and incredible confidence in the face of abuse during my marriage, which I normally hadn't been doing, .and I felt I could achieve and accomplish anything. I was a rock star at work during the time she was with me, as I mentioned. I kept experiencing success after success with her presence. Today I struggle far more in my work and it's much harder for me to be as easily successful without her.

She was there to help during my time of need, when I felt I couldn't exist, survive or thrive on my own. I was at my wits end in life. And that's why I asked the practitioner for a walk-in soul.

There were moments when it did feel kind of odd for me. She would be in the driver seat, and. my birth soul took the back seat while she drove the car, so to speak. When my birth soul wanted to cry and did cry out in pain over something that had happened that touched me deeply, I would see the tear arise from the back seat soul and then very quickly disappear and I would strengthen and recover almost immediately from the meltdown. It was like my birth soul was protected, but in so much pain that the walk-in had to step up and be my strength. I could tell that my birth soul was in the back seat and not driving. That felt a bit weird, but not in a bad way. Just very different.

I believe I am supposed to exist without her because I recovered from the darkness I was experiencing in my life, and I can now live my life being strong on my own. I can manage my life and cope with life challenges far better now than I could back then.

I am so very grateful that I had a walk-in experience and divine help. I do view this as divine intervention to prevent me from harming myself. That's what the soul practitioner told me - that a walk-ion soul is meant to be a solution to the problem of wanting to off oneself.

When I was having some spiritual troubles later on because I was channeling, and had to call upon an exorcist from the church, he brought a therapist with him to assess me for psychological issues. They told me that it was both a spiritual and a psychological issue. However, I then went to afar more skilled and knowledgeable exorcist, and it was proven and shown to me that I had adopted many dark alter spirits who had become occupants within me through my channeling experiences. The exorcist expelled all of them. After multiple sessions with him, casting them out in Jesus' name, and witnessing them leaving my body while my body writhed and made horrible hissing sounds, I knew they were real and that the issue was spiritual and not psychological.

And this is where the general public has a LOT of trouble believing and supporting such concepts. It's too hard and unfathomable for people to accept, so they want to explain it away by saying it's alcohol/drug induced, some sort of mental health condition or ADHD instead. It's not. It's spiritual, and I have witnessed it first hand. My experience proves to me that there are dark spirits/entities/beings/demons whose intentions are evil and who want to destroy us, and then there are light helping spirits/angels who want to assist us and whose intentions are pure. The proof lies with the fact that I felt completely normal again and like myself again, with no mental health issues or MH diagnosis, after these exorcisms. People who deny this part of life that we canít see are merely ignorant and shouldnít speak to something as though theyíre knowledgeable when theyíre not and are ignorant.

I've worked with a total of 3 exorcists. The third being the most effective. Now I protect myself far more whenever I channel. I have learned that channeling opens a pandora's box into an unknown, unseen realm that has many dangers if not done correctly or with proper spiritual protection.

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That's interesting! I've never had any dark spirits. I've only experienced guardian spirits who were past loved ones.


They are very distinct from alters I can tell the difference. Alters are past versions of me stuck in that era due to a trauma.


Walk-ins are the spirits of past loved ones they have their own memories of their lives and there's an instant feeling of recognition, warmth and love.
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That's interesting! I've never had any dark spirits. I've only experienced guardian spirits who were past loved ones.


They are very distinct from alters I can tell the difference. Alters are past versions of me stuck in that era due to a trauma.


Walk-ins are the spirits of past loved ones they have their own memories of their lives and there's an instant feeling of recognition, warmth and love.
You're very lucky. How do you know your alters are past versions of yourself? Do they tell you this directly? My experience with alters is that they are not helping spirits and are dark spirits.

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my suggestion is talk with your treatment provider. you stated in recent posts that you have DID. your treatment provider has probably already ruled out "walk ins". short version religious practices/ cultural practices/paranormal kind of spirits and so on have to be ruled out before someone can be diagnosed with either form of DID.

in me what you describe is completely normal not associated with any of my mental or physical health problems nor spiritual / paranormal beliefs. what you describe is mostly just being a normal human being.

not saying the situation doesn't exist. just that I have experienced what you posted and my own treatment providers, and any paranormal or religious consults have told me those things are normal. to be associated with a mental or physical health problem or religious or paranormal event theres other things that happen that you cant find by researching and googling. you know those deeper not found in typical media-based ways things.

my suggestion your treatment provider can help you sort things out and if needed do any medication adjustments if you are on any meds. some meds can cause these things too.


I do not have a treatment provider for DID. I suspected I maybe have it due to having no connection with previous versions of myself but my soul braid is not 'a version fo me'.
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You're very lucky. How do you know your alters are past versions of yourself? Do they tell you this directly? My experience with alters is that they are not helping spirits and are dark spirits.


We have good communication now, some have re-integrated but some have still remained seperate. My walk-in and Tulpa's are still seperate.


We don't tend to come on 'medical communities' so much as no-one seems to share our beliefs so spend more time in groups for walk-ins or tulpa's to give ours a voice and allow them to develop and grow.
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We have good communication now, some have re-integrated but some have still remained seperate. My walk-in and Tulpa's are still seperate.


We don't tend to come on 'medical communities' so much as no-one seems to share our beliefs so spend more time in groups for walk-ins or tulpa's to give ours a voice and allow them to develop and grow.
I kind of believe that souls might be able to split and merge, like a liquid. There might be a soul who encompasses us all. I never understood why there can just be one conscious in one body even if it is the norm. I watched a youtube that felt surrounded by forefathers/mothers and was functioning like that but had a mental break and ended up alone. I feel that type of alone. I feel that we should be more than me here. This is a spiritual subforum so I can say I feel this and it's not being part of a disorder.

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