Maladaptive Daydreaming: where wild minds come to rest
I think, just after talking to a few people on here, I've realised why I DD. I need to be constantly entertained. I need people to constantly be talking to me and having interesting, intellectual…Continue
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Hope you're all looking forward to xmas, I know I am.
This is the first xmas where I've been able to pin point my daydreaming problem (I mean actually give it a name) and I'm intrigued to see whether I am distracted enough to put it to one side.
So far though, my daydreams have taken on a xmas theme, it's as though I'd rather live xmas in my head, which is a shame. I've been on a few nights out with friends for xmas too and noticed…Continue
I've been having pretty stressful daydreams lately. They've been all full of angst and drama like some sort of teen movie. I've been sort of wound up like a spring because everything I DD about is so emotional, I'm worn out. I don't know why I've been doing this. I've noticed I'm smoking more, it takes me longer to go to sleep and my face always looks like I'm worrying about some epic problem that I don't actually have.
My life is fine at the minute. I…Continue
Has anyone ever had them? I get them quite often and was wondering if there was a connection. I'm usually almost asleep or awake but relaxed when they happen. Sometimes I can see, sometimes I can't. All sorts of things happen, I fall through the floor to the room downstairs or I go upwards through the roof and into the air.
Anyway, not everyone believes in this sort of thing. But it is all about a state of mind. When we go off into a DD it's almost like meditation. We go…Continue
Today has been a bad day.
Throughout the night I dreamt about my DD characters in a complex story that was pretty adrenaline filled. When I woke (Lunchtime! After twelve hours sleep! It's like I'm trapped in my dreams) I lay awake and finished the story for about an hour. I then went to town on my day off to do a few errands etc and daydreamed the entire time. Then I got home and ate. And daydreamed constantly. So I'm a bit sick now.
I have an empty notebook I…Continue