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  • Shakopee, MN
  • United States
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darmody commented on OhMyMagenta's blog post I wonder
"I don't daydream about myself very often. There is one long-running storyline about me and my friends from Junior High/High School, but I'm only a small part of it.  I've often wondered to what extent the characters I create are…"
Apr 29
Fallen Messenger commented on darmody's blog post "Playing with Strings"
"This is really interesting. Thank you for sharing your story. I never realized I had maladaptive daydreaming until I stumbled upon on a website on day about 2 years ago, right then, I became conscience of it. I realized why I was so depressed. I…"
Apr 13
darmody replied to candee's discussion For Those Age 30 and Over...
"To answer your questions: 1). 35. 2). Before I can remember, so probably 3 or younger. 3). I knew everyone daydreams to a certain extent, obviously, and I assumed based on representations in books, tv/movies, etc., that some people do it more…"
Apr 9
darmody commented on MatthewR's blog post The 3 Kinds of Daydreamers
"@Eretaia- I think you exaggerate the passive and automatic nature of the sort of daydreaming done by maladaptive daydreamers. I can't say for sure, because I don't know if I am a maladaptive daydreamer. But from the descriptions I've…"
Mar 30
darmody commented on maro's blog post Why we are proud of daydreaming ?...
"@Eretaia..."As long as people mistake maladaptive daydreaming for creativity" You may be allowing your personal experience to overwhelm your perception. Because you're right, some people do that. Some think that if they stop…"
Mar 3
darmody commented on maro's blog post Why we are proud of daydreaming ?...
"@Eretaia..."Imagine if all famous writers or artists or thinkers discussed their vivid inner life in context of MD." There has been enough written about artistic creativity across the generations that they have a dictionary of terms at…"
Mar 3
darmody commented on maro's blog post Why we are proud of daydreaming ?...
"@Eretaia...Your analogies about fish and sex are off-base, because there are about a million websites where you can talk about enjoying food or sex, and you can talk about them in the real world. But I went over 30 years without being able to talk…"
Mar 3
darmody commented on maro's blog post Why we are proud of daydreaming ?...
"@maro..."tell me if you think otherwise" I do and I don't. I don't think you need a specific reason like writing a novel or making a film to intensively daydream.* Reverie can be good in itself. But then you use the adverb…"
Mar 3
darmody commented on maro's blog post Why we are proud of daydreaming ?...
"@Eretaia..."Maladaptive daydreaming has nothing to do with positive effects of daydreaming or creativity or even imagination" That may be true (I don't know whether you can say for sure, given it's not at this point a…"
Mar 3
darmody commented on maro's blog post Why we are proud of daydreaming ?...
"@maro...Your point is clear. Allow me to clarify something for you, once again. You're talking about something that by definition is bad, which is why the prefix "mal" appears at its head ("mal" means "bad,"…"
Mar 2
darmody commented on maro's blog post Why we are proud of daydreaming ?...
"@source..."flat-out denial of reality" No, that's schizophrenia, or some other disorder. Maladaptive daydreamers are capable of distinguishing fantasy from reality, by definition.  "something that literally anyone with a…"
Mar 2
darmody commented on maro's blog post Why we are proud of daydreaming ?...
"@maro..."I m talking about using it wrong and fall under the control of it" Fair enough, and admittedly that is the primary purpose of this site. But not everyone is always talking about that. Notice what you chose to title this post:…"
Mar 1
darmody commented on maro's blog post Why we are proud of daydreaming ?...
"@maro..."I m not talking about the gift to dream and picture things and be creative" But other are people are, and they lack ways to talk about it outside the phrase "MDD." Bear that in mind when you post, "I mean I see…"
Mar 1
darmody commented on maro's blog post Why we are proud of daydreaming ?...
"@maro..."there is no widely accepted term for the ability to intensively daydream for a reason" Yes, because not enough people know it exists. Those who do largely keep it to themselves. I always assumed I wasn't the only one who did…"
Mar 1
darmody commented on optimistic's blog post anyone else feel like/imagine you're being watched???
"I don't get the feeling of being watched, no. But I do get the feeling that I'm hearing voices. Not to the point of auditory hallucination. But dialogue often starts happening in my head unbidden, during my off-hours, so to speak. I have a…"
Mar 1
darmody commented on maro's blog post Why we are proud of daydreaming ?...
""Is it something to be proud of ...A disorder really ??" It's not just a disorder (if it is a disorder). There's no widely accepted term for the ability to intensively daydream, so people are compelled to use the pathological…"
Mar 1

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Daydreams versus Art

Posted on August 1, 2017 at 1:22am 1 Comment

I've been daydreaming since I can remember, and have created countless stories in my head. Some of them over the course of years, with attendant complexity. 

I have also written stories and made short films. Never have the two met. I don't work out my paper or video stories in daydreams. At most I steal discrete elements from my daydream stories, not the whole thing. 

Is this true for anyone else? 

"Playing with Strings"

Posted on February 24, 2017 at 11:54am 1 Comment

That's what we call it in my family. I've done it ever since I can remember. (I theorize that my string playing started with the corners of the "blankie" I had as a kid, but who knows?) I lie down, usually on my bed, with a plain, white t-shirt on my chest to provide a neutral background. I take a length of string, usually shoestring, and twirl it with my hands. Frankly, I don't really know what actions I perform with the string in my hands, because by the time I'm doing it my mind is…

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