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factive (n.)
Applies toheadmates

Factives are headmates that are based on a factional or non-fictional source, like another person. Sources can include celebrities, historical figures, friends, abusers, or anyone else. The source can be a singlet or a member of a system (including their own, or someone else's).

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Introject is an umbrella term that includes fictives and factives, which can be considered medical and avoided by certain types of systems.[1] Though some systems consider the term to be open for use in a non-medical context, the term should not be used for systems without their consent.

Fictives are headmates based on a fictional source.

Soulbonds can include factives.

Factive-flux is when a headmate's connection to their source(s) varies over time.

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