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“Mal”adaptiive day dreaming?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Nov 11, 2018. 11 Replies

they discribe this as “mal adaptive day dreaming” but the prefix “mal” comes from latin word malace (sorry for my poor knowledge of latin) but it mean to harm or something bad. To use the example of…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Aprelle Neal Sep 24, 2018. 1 Reply

Hi all.I ou just found this. I was day dreaming to the point I was begining to worry if I was mildly scytzophrenic (god i cant even spell it!) sure someone will core me.I started to look things up…Continue

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Alex replied to Fergus McRobson's discussion “Mal”adaptiive day dreaming?
"If your daydreaming isn't maladaptive, then it's just daydreaming. Maladaptive in psychology is basically referring to poorly-adjusted behavior. It's dysfunctional, distressing. Like having a drink to reduce stress is only really…"
Nov 11, 2018
Silver Swan replied to Fergus McRobson's discussion “Mal”adaptiive day dreaming?
"Thanks. I will try my best."
Oct 29, 2018
Fergus McRobson replied to Fergus McRobson's discussion “Mal”adaptiive day dreaming?
"Silvr, serriously it is nit too late to start over.  I supose it did effect me a little badly. I did (and still do) have trouble relating to poeple. And i was concerened that poeple may find out my day dreaming and think i was a bit of looney.…"
Oct 28, 2018
Silver Swan replied to Fergus McRobson's discussion “Mal”adaptiive day dreaming?
"I've been a maladaptive daydreamer for many years, but I feel that I took it way too far. Whenever I went off in other worlds, it practically made me comatose and forget where I really am. I began dropping my hobbies and interests all for the…"
Oct 28, 2018
Briona replied to Fergus McRobson's discussion “Mal”adaptiive day dreaming?
"You're right if you can't stop yourself then it becomes Maladaptive. I think it may be different for everyone, but speaking for myself I consider it Maladaptive, because it lied to me about what was real and what wasn't, and I…"
Oct 20, 2018
Fergus McRobson replied to Cole's discussion Has Mdd helped or hurt you more?
"I some way yes. I do have trouble relating to people. Mainly because they are not as true as my imaginary friends. My imaginary friend stick by me through thick and thin no matter how mush life sucks. And yes I have felt like life has not lead up to…"
Oct 18, 2018
Fergus McRobson replied to Silver Swan's discussion Conversations in my MDD
"No that is an interesting point"
Oct 18, 2018
Fergus McRobson replied to Fergus McRobson's discussion “Mal”adaptiive day dreaming?
"At one piont I was concerned about myself. Then I found this and it is good to talk to others who do the same. It almost makes me feel normal. Just kidding.  As a point Of inter3xt, do have control over it. "
Oct 18, 2018
Fergus McRobson replied to Fergus McRobson's discussion “Mal”adaptiive day dreaming?
"I agree with both of you remarks. "
Oct 18, 2018
Stasia OBrien replied to Fergus McRobson's discussion “Mal”adaptiive day dreaming?
"It can be harmful if too much is spent daydreaming and it is keeping you from other things such as work, school, etc.  Many people feel that they lose a lot of time each day daydreaming which adds up to years. For me, I was living more inside…"
Oct 18, 2018
Fishno7 replied to Fergus McRobson's discussion “Mal”adaptiive day dreaming?
"MD is not schizophrenia, and in some case, it does help to cope with our feelings and be beneficial. However, in addition to affecting our social interaction and working efficiency the amount of time wasted would also distort our living schedule and…"
Oct 5, 2018
Fergus McRobson replied to Fergus McRobson's discussion “Mal”adaptiive day dreaming?
"I am pretty confident I am not Schizphrenic (have enough trouble spelling the word) actually one artical I read once stated that it can be good for ones mental health. "
Oct 4, 2018
Fergus McRobson replied to Candi Alexanderia's discussion Do you guys ever feel watched?
"Dont think my grandfathee is negative energy. He Looks after me."
Oct 4, 2018
Fergus McRobson replied to Dr Pepper's discussion do I have maladaptive daydreaming? (newbie)
"Hey. I am exactly the same. As long as hou can discriminate between reality and dreams it is not harmful. Personally i wish i could kick out reality and life the day dream life. But unfortunatly cant. I find that i just have to remind myself i am in…"
Oct 3, 2018
Fergus McRobson replied to Candi Alexanderia's discussion Do you guys ever feel watched?
"To start with Micheal Jackson rock! I love his music. Something freaky in my life. A few times when i have gone to do something self destructive. I have felt like some one has physically stopped me. I feel like my grand father has been watching over…"
Oct 3, 2018
Fergus McRobson posted a discussion

“Mal”adaptiive day dreaming?

they discribe this as “mal adaptive day dreaming” but the prefix “mal” comes from latin word malace (sorry for my poor knowledge of latin) but it mean to harm or something bad. To use the example of the word “mal practice” is used to descibe a rouge doctor or lawyerBut with this day dreaming we do is it really causing any harm? In fact i personally find it helps me cope a bit better. Stops me going cometly nuts when i am bored. About the only harm it does sometimes i can get distracted but i…See More
Oct 3, 2018

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