"Love this so very much.
In the interview posted on the home they talk about how immersively daydreaming isn't automatically negative, it is when it becomes an addiction or an unhealthy coping mechanism. Then it can be harmful to life, and that…"
"I've daydreamed immersively since I was a kid and I don't think that in itself was bad, but because of traumatic events and personal problems it did become a coping mechanism.
I won't go into the specific traumatic event(s) I…"
"I agree. MD (for me) is an escape from reality because it is not so gratifying as what I can imagine, but I also know that in order to have a gratifying life I will have to face the things I am escaping from, so it becomes vicious cycling.
It seems that have difficulties to make friends and the difficulty to connect with other persons is a common denominator between Maladaptive Daydreamers.Nevermind is it is due to social inability, a side effect of daydreaming or that we are too much time away of “this world”, and that when “we come back to earth” we don´t have enough experience.Now we have a forum, a Meeting point, a place with people like us. Daydreamers without friends. Perhaps this group is not a good place to make friends.…See More