Maladaptive Daydreaming: where wild minds come to rest
I was just thinking that academia may be a good avenue for many of us. I am assuming a lot of common traits I’ve seen over and over. Many of us are quite introverted, some have social anxiety and…Continue
Has anyone managed to master any hobbies? I have tried to master the guitar but I really don’t practise enough. Of course it’s fun to pretend you are performing in a band but it’s quite another thing…Continue
Amanda Lewone has not received any gifts yet
A few weeks a young lady made comments about me that really hurt me and are the main reason I think I started daydreaming in the first place.
She says “we (her and the other three girls) are sometimes excited, we get angry we get irritable but you…you are always (she tries to find the right words…moving her hand horizontally across the air like a flat plane), you are always neutral.” She explains what she means. Throughout this I want to start crying. I know what…Continue
One of my daydreams involved me dancing at a party with friends. So I would have earphones in and loud music playing and I would switch off the lights in my bedroom and essentially enter into another world. Usually a party or music festival. A lot of the people in this daydream would be people from school or wherever. I would dance away in my room for hours. I would often be the centre of attention for something or the other.
Anyway, during these years I was never…Continue
I identify as an introvert. More recently I started to wonder if I may also have Aspergers. I never used to use that word, but would always describe myself with many of its characteristics. Now I have never been diagnosed, so lets just say that I identify with many of the characteristics.
Except one. FOCUS. Introverts and aspies are often described as having intense focus and incredible attention to detail. Actually,…Continue