Emma gives an update about how we are doing since Africa. She shares what she has learned about hard things in life after trauma, or even when new traumas happen. She shares about progress in learning about friendships - and her Self(ves). She shares an experience of recognizing dissociation in the moment and being able to ground herself, thank the alter, and deal without switching. She shares about trying to stay present and face things in therapy, and being patient with herself while she tries. She mentions some family, but there are not abuse disclosures or descriptions. She shares about starting to be able to hold on to what is real and safe, even when life is hard.