February 2017 Blog Posts (13)

Why we are proud of daydreaming ?...

I mean I see people on the site somehow proud of MDD ..Is it something to be proud of ...a disorder really ??

Daydream has always kept us in an empty circle ..always daydreaming ...wasted our times

We all started DD as a coping mechanism for loneliness maybe just emptiness and feeling bored 

we dreamed of a better life ..Is that what we get ?imaginations 

We wanted to live an amazing life ...We are split between two worlds and we are not living in those too we are…


Added by maro on February 28, 2017 at 11:00am — 32 Comments

anyone else feel like/imagine you're being watched???

i'm so so glad i found this forum. i identified myself as an MDer when i was in 8th grade i think, although i've been like this for most of my life (i'm 18 now). 

 maybe someone can relate to this. my daydreams usually involve me and some other person or group of people spending time together. sometimes they love me and compliment me and sort of enhance my reality; if i'm doing anything alone (which i usually am because i don't have friends i see often), it can be nice to imagine…


Added by optimistic on February 27, 2017 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

"Playing with Strings"

That's what we call it in my family. I've done it ever since I can remember. (I theorize that my string playing started with the corners of the "blankie" I had as a kid, but who knows?) I lie down, usually on my bed, with a plain, white t-shirt on my chest to provide a neutral background. I take a length of string, usually shoestring, and twirl it with my hands. Frankly, I don't really know what actions I perform with the string in my hands, because by the time I'm doing it my mind is…


Added by darmody on February 24, 2017 at 11:54am — 1 Comment

I don’t know what call this.

Greetings folks!

I tried so hard. So hard to take an internet sabbatical, apparently not hard enough. I tried and I failed. Just like the last time. I try not to come here, I try and I fail. I see myself hurting my chances to a better future and yet I don't act. My existential crises in the bus rides home are so fucking short-lived, as soon as I come home, I waste time, even more time. I daydream while sitting at my desk, "10 minutes only, maybe, maybe I'll get the motivation from my…


Added by Kal on February 24, 2017 at 10:15am — 6 Comments


i know of a girl,a little girl,she was so amazing she could create vivid pictures of people places and event on her head effortlessly she had no friends because she didn't need them,  she could summon a world of friends if she so desires she had everything she wanted  the best clothes, the best shoes, the best family, and above all everyone loved her.she  could create worlds and existence and make fantasies  so real. she continued exploring her powers and would spend long hours creating and…


Added by honey successfull on February 24, 2017 at 6:43am — 2 Comments

Hello World

Maladaptive Daydreaming might have prevented me from joining this site.

I had been meaning to join a community like this for some time, but somehow kept forgetting. I need to learn more about this as I might 'suffer' from this condition or something related.

I am on the autistic spectrum which might have something to do with it as autistics are stereotypicly 'daydreamers'. I wonder how many Maladaptive Daydreamers are on the spectrum? That is a question worth testing.



Added by Stacey Grahame on February 23, 2017 at 2:26am — 1 Comment


I've been writing with prompts lately, and this is from the point of view of one of my main paras.


Jesse hasn’t slept like this in a while. Curled up on their side with both hands held loosely in front of their face. A comforter that must have been snug when they fell asleep is now bundled at their feet. Winter sunlight spreads from the window to paint their golden hair silver. I watch them, knowing they won’t be asleep for long - if I’m here, they must be…


Added by Jesse Perry on February 20, 2017 at 8:50pm — No Comments

Some of my MD history

Hi again!

As I brought out in my last post,I thought daydreaming a lot was normal and never minded it. I think now I can remember when I started maladaptive daydreaming after i started thinking about it. I have memories of myself watching this one kids show about superheros. It was so stupid! but for a 3 year old it was my favorite show. I daydreamed a made up character going on these adventures with the tv show characters. I knew it wasn't the best made program, but it was the only…


Added by Meg Sheath on February 19, 2017 at 8:14am — No Comments

A survivor. A fighter. A conqueror.

I have been to this site many a times. But this time my purpose is totally different. I used to come here to find motivation and hope. Now I want to provide hope to others. It is totally possible guys! It is totally possible to conquer md! How do I know? Because I have overcame it alh. I will write about my journey later someday.

But just just know: you can too, and I promise its not as hard as it seems.

Added by Sarah on February 12, 2017 at 10:23am — 5 Comments

Tale of a Blinded Architect

Another song made by yours truly, no alien languages this time! Hope you'll like it!


Change in sight

Brothers of a creed

Divinity long slumbered, now arise!

Greatest lie

Words of a false prophet

Thirst for truth and vengeance in the new


Gift of fate

A promise from afar

Long sought peace is now within my grasp

Cast aside

Justice of another



Added by Camoran on February 12, 2017 at 2:32am — No Comments

I dont know what im doing...

Yeah, I don't have a clue how to make a blog post but I'll try.

So I've had MD ever since i could remember and never knew that other kids didn't daydream like I did. Sure, as children you daydreams a lot (i think that's why i thought it was normal, i heard people say it was normal for kids to daydream) but even as a 5 year old, i had violent daydreams. I got older and realized that something was different between me and other kids. I couldn't put my finger on what, exacly, but there was…


Added by Meg Sheath on February 10, 2017 at 6:14pm — 1 Comment

Hi Everyone. I stumbled across this when watching videos of MDD on youtube. I thought it was interesting that it was actually mentioned in the news. Plus it's really cool to see the people who were b…

Hi Everyone. I stumbled across this when watching videos of MDD on youtube. I thought it was interesting that it was actually mentioned in the news. Plus it's really cool to see the people who were brave enough to talk about their MDD on TV and who gave many like us an opportunity to open up about our MDD. Special thanks to Cordelia Rose for creating this awesome site! :). And big thanks to psychologist Eli Somer for researching this and making it known to the scientific and general…


Added by Dreamcatcher on February 9, 2017 at 10:32pm — No Comments

The Working memory and default brain networks

When most of us fall asleep, the brain network that involves attention to the outside world (the working memory network consisting primarily of the lateral frontal and parietal cortices) deactivates and our default brain network (medial prefrontal and posterior cingulate cortices) takes over. The discovery of the default brain network is important, as it involves various aspects of our self, such as our self-representations, dreams, imagination, current concerns, autobiographical memory and… Continue

Added by Observer on February 7, 2017 at 11:27am — 1 Comment

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