Maladaptive Daydreaming: where wild minds come to rest
I realise my title may not make much sense, so I shall explain: I now very rarely feel unable to control my daydreams in the daytime, possibly because I'm at uni now and have to work to achieve my…Continue
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This is mostly about what concessions you should be expected to make for the sake of a mentally ill member of your family when you do not want to make them, and how to avoid behaving unfairly towards them. It is also a seriously long, ranty post, but I would be so grateful if you read it.
My relationship with my mother fell apart when I was about twelve, and at the time I had no idea why - all I knew was that interactions with her often made me feel angry and spiteful and frustrated.…Continue
I've written the introduction to a story based on a DD that I've just started writing (I haven't got very far and it'll probably be unrecognisable once I've edited it). Here it is. Please comment/leave constructive criticism
When our ancestors first escaped the catastrophe, they fled to the corners of our island, to the North and to the West. Unable to use the roads which the Order controlled, they travelled by sea, and thus the first…Continue
I probably should have written this when I was actually feeling this, but I'll try my best to explain how I was feeling a few days ago.
Every week or so I have what i call 'self-hatred attacks'. This is where I process my faults, normally my DDing, and start despairing and thinking about all the goals I have which I'm not going to reach (or so I think) because I spent all my time DDing. I convince myself that I will never change and will just waste my potential and end up dying…Continue
Hello. I'm Elizabeth, a seventeen year old British student who'll be leaving home this autumn for university (provided my exams go to plan). I thought I might as well introduce myself before launching myself into this community.
I saw this place a while back, thought "Huzzah and hallelujah! I'm not alone, and these people are saying it's possible to regain control of your mind and get on with your life!" I then proceeded to not do anything about it for a few months because,…Continue