"I relate to a lot of this. I don't talk out loud when I have these daydreaming conversations, but I do move my lips and start smiling or suppressing laughter, which other people react to.
My partner talks a lot and while I do listen some of…"
"Hi!I'm 35 years old and started MD'ing around age 6.At first I was really worried about this being abnormal and was scared of others finding out about it, maybe because my daydreams felt pretty wrong or weird. I wondered whether others…"
"I don't mind my daydreaming and don't see a reason to try to stop it. It doesn't negatively effect my ability to function. I really enjoy my daydreams and would miss them if I stopped. They've been with me for about 29 years,…"
"I rarely daydream about myself, and when I do they're not dark dreams.I have a lot of dark daydreams about made-up characters though. There's a lot of violence and morbid stuff in those dreams. A lot of horrible stuff has happened to my…"
"I don't feel like there's really a blur between my daydreams and my real life personality. Mine are pretty much separate. I rarely daydream about myself.But there is a difference between who I am on the inside and the personality I express…"
"I only recently found out that this is a known and defined phenomenon. I always knew this amount of daydreaming couldn't be normal, but I had no idea there was a name for it and online communities about it until I saw it mentioned by chance…"
"Not all of my characters have a name, but those who do usually have a made-up, foreign sounding name, or at least an uncommon foreign name. I don't usually spend much time thinking of a name, I just try to come up with something that sounds…"
"I created my main character about 27 years ago (when I was around age 8) and he has stayed a similar age ever since, although his age isn't always consistent. Some days he's 35, some days he's 36, then he can go back to being 34 etc.…"
"I've only told some internet friends of mine about the extent of my daydreaming. I don't think I've ever told anyone about it IRL. Most people seem to think daydreaming is something you do as a kid and then more or less grow out of. I…"