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Just curious

Started this discussion. Last reply by Silver Swan 13 hours ago. 15 Replies

How often are therapists dismissing this as just a simple case of ADD or social anxiety and cashing in by putting people on meds for it? The meds probably drain our fantasies and drain our spirit and…Continue

Another name for this disorder

Started Sep 17 0 Replies

If you can give maladaptive daydreaming another name, what would you call it? I think I would call it compulsive fantasizing

Video

Started Sep 4 0 Replies

So far out of all the videos on MDD this one is the most helpful for me.https://youtu.be/yXmFPyh6Xjo

Question

Started Sep 2 0 Replies

Can you best describe which emotion you feel when you show the repeated body movements caused my maladaptive daydreaming?

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Silver Swan replied to David Burkett's discussion Just curious
"I used to pace and leap around to music as a kid, when I was actively using a Walkman, then an iPod. Only today, I gyrate in my chair when listening to online videos. Older you get, the more ridiculous your actions from the past seem to be. I…"
13 hours ago
David Burkett replied to David Burkett's discussion Just curious
"Do you pace when listening to music? Is there a certain repeated body movement involved?"
13 hours ago
Silver Swan replied to David Burkett's discussion Just curious
"32"
14 hours ago
David Burkett replied to David Burkett's discussion Just curious
"How old are you?"
14 hours ago
Silver Swan replied to David Burkett's discussion Just curious
"I live with my birth family and I'm single. Actually, my family is all I see for now."
14 hours ago
David Burkett replied to David Burkett's discussion Just curious
"How about family?"
16 hours ago
Silver Swan replied to David Burkett's discussion Just curious
"My situation is kind of a humility. I live, sleep and work in a bedroom I've kept for 26 years. I have only one best friend who I rarely see, because she is so busy. Nobody knows that I'm 'alive', as I hide out at most times."
16 hours ago
David Burkett replied to David Burkett's discussion Just curious
"I try to use analogies to get my point across. Try to imagine somebody hooking up all their home appliances to a generator and disassociating themselves from the power company. They have "rigged" something to work or to get by or to…"
16 hours ago
Filly replied to David Burkett's discussion Just curious
"Do you have a functioning life? Work relationships etc?"
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dark thoughts replied to David Burkett's discussion Just curious
"I've never been to a therapist. I would die of embarrassment  if anybody knew what I dream about. I managed to convince my famiky doctor I was slightly depressed with OCD and wrangle a zoloft prescription. I played around with the dosage a…"
Sunday
Silver Swan replied to David Burkett's discussion Just curious
"It was just my time to recover from MDD. It first started with feelings of panic, remorse, shock and regret. I actually felt rather eerie that I spent years just fantasizing away, rather than living a real life. In fact, MDD actually took my life.…"
Saturday
Rishi replied to David Burkett's discussion Just curious
"What steps have you taken to recover from MDD?"
Saturday
Silver Swan replied to David Burkett's discussion Just curious
"I recently recovered from my MDD, though naturally. I have to say, I'm a walking dummy right now. I grew up for years in a fantasy world, rather than learning all about myself and getting to know people. As an adolescent, daydreaming rocked my…"
Friday
David Burkett replied to David Burkett's discussion Just curious
"Most of them don't know what it is because it was discovered in 2002 and hasn't fully been established an official disorder yet. My question is what will they try to classify it as?"
Wednesday
NattyWP replied to David Burkett's discussion Just curious
"Hi David! Well, I don't really know if therapists are already so aware of MDD as a condition. I can tell you though that in my country and state (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), therapists don't seem to know or recognize MDD very well. However,…"
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Just curious

How often are therapists dismissing this as just a simple case of ADD or social anxiety and cashing in by putting people on meds for it? The meds probably drain our fantasies and drain our spirit and we feel like zombies
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Which is worse with MD?

Posted on September 12, 2017 at 8:54pm 1 Comment

If you had to pick one problem being the worse, is it difficulty paying attention and listening or difficulty socializing and expressing yourself with others?

Pacing

Posted on September 11, 2017 at 6:28am 6 Comments

I pace alot with MD. Especially to music and movies. Sometimes I excuse myself to the other room from where people and start pacing. I pace the moment I am alone in an elevator or alone in a single person restoom. How common is this with MD? I feel like these feelings that i pace to are good energy and full of creativity. I've done this my whole life. Is this a habit that needs to stop completely or should I set aside time to pace?

Question

Posted on September 10, 2017 at 4:59pm 0 Comments

I am 35 years old and it looks like I am in the same boat as alot of you other guys who just stumbled upon this word maladaptive daydreaming and I am so blown away how Googling the words pacing and whispering was the clue that just cracked the entire case to explaining every detail of my entire life! I was expecting to see possibilities of anxiety or stress or panic attack. I have been seeing a therapist regarding me being antisocial, standoffish and quiet my whole life and not showing any… Continue

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At 2:42pm on July 21, 2018, keth honor said…

Greetings am keth honor
from united state
i plan to visit your nation next month
lets keep in touch through email because am not always here on site due to
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