"I'm a parent too and the MD absolutely messes with my ability to be a good one. Things I was able to brush off when I was younger are now big problems and I've lived my entire life never trying to control it; so now that I want to…"
We're all creative but wasteful with our creativity. Why not turn our daydreams into novels and other creative endeavors?Join in! We can all encourage each other! We can turn our daydreaming into something "adaptive" for a change.See More
"Researchers think its a trait you're born with, I believe what they mean by 'knowing the cause' is what made it spin out of control and become maladaptive rather than just a bit excessive. Like, you've always 'done…"
"Hey no problem, thanks for coming back to the thread. It's gonna take me a while to check out the sources you gave, tbh I've never taken Jung very seriously, but that was pre-MD, I'll give him another look. Anyway, I didnt want…"
"I've found that so in a general sense. Although I'm white, straight and atheist my characters are diverse and have rich religious traditions that have fueled an interest in theology and social issues surrounding racism and…"
"The Guide to Maladaptive Daydreaming is a good one that I have seen a few people recommend before. And I have also seen meditation and mindfulness recommended a lot, MDers seem to find that it really helps. I have tried a bit of…"