Maladaptive Daydreaming: where wild minds come to rest
There isn't a cure for us but with this maybe we can be better off then we are
Fight like a zebra
Added by Lara Michaelis on January 19, 2016 at 12:53pm — No Comments
If you find that your daydreams involve characters from, based on, or inspired by real life, I urge you to detach them from their 'originals', or delete them altogether if you can't separate the two.
If you let anything to do with your characters leak from the daydream into your real perspective, they will influence your perception and view. They will influence your opinions, actions, feelings and memories, and you don't want that.
Isolate or destroy.…Continue
So I have been studying Psychology in class lately and we just finished the unit on the Myers Briggs personality test. After taking the test, and being amazed my it's accuracy; I wanted to bring it here and see if there is a common theme of personalities when it comes to Maladaptive Daydreamers. I got INFJ.
Hello, so I'm Rachel. I never knew about MDD until just about a month ago. All my life, I had always felt as if there was something different about me. My daydreaming isn't as severe as it could be... at least I don't think it. However, I did begin to think that there may be something unusual about me when I started being unable to listen to directions or remember anything, because my mind was always in some fictional world. I have a pacing compulsion with my daydreaming. Whenever I…Continue
I'm really happy to find a community for people like me. For a really long time I thought I was alone. I'm just going to write a little about me.
I've always been super creative and great at coming up with stories (this probably sounds really familiar to all of you). When I was 12, I went to a weird charter school where it was cool to be smart, and I would write all these stories starring me and my friends and I was actually really popular. But then when I went to a…Continue
I am going to warn you, this WILL be a lengthy post! I am going to share with you about my current daydreams!
It all started about four years ago. I decided to read a book that my friends have been pressuring me to read, the book is the Maximum Ride series, great books! But That isn't all... after reading all eight books in 2-3 months, my mind wanted more, a better ending... my mind wanted me in the book. I started my daydreaming when I…Continue