unites states of tara

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“I’m an actor not a movie star. I prefer it that way. I think when you watch big stars on screen, it’s really difficult to look beyond that very familiar persona. As an actor, you can play different characters and not be recognized. I know I’ve got parts that other bigger, more famous actors wanted. I think in some cases their fame is a hindrance because they’re too identifiable.”

Happy Birthday, Toni Collette!

anonymous asked:

United States of Tara is a show about a mom with dissociative identity disorder (DID), and it actually addresses the ableism towards people with DID, and shows DID as an actual mental disorder, rather than portraying it as a "scary mental illness" like some horror movies do.

That’s cool! I’ll have to check that out!
Thats good that it’s positive representation! Thanks for sharing!
- Olly

Me starting any new TV show currently on air or off air:

Originally posted by plumkat

Me after I’ve caught up with all of the aired seasons and/or finished the entire show 

Originally posted by beholdthe-river

How to Relate to Multiples: Conversational Do’s and Don’ts

In order to get other perspectives and help flush out this guide, I’m sharing this rough draft. Please feel free to correct me or suggest additions. As promised, I’m working on making this guide more inclusive to all kinds of multiples, and I appreciate advice on that. 


Sometimes, when faced with strange and unknown situations, people clam up and feel uncomfortable because they don’t know what things are appropriate or inappropriate to say or discuss. Uncomfortable topics will vary from system to system, but here’s a basic general overview that will hopefully help you feel more at ease when talking with your friend and their system.

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get to know me meme | [4/10] favorite tv shows: United States of Tara (2009-2011)

“We’re lucky, Mom. Because of you, we get to be interesting.”