Maladaptive Daydreaming: where wild minds come to rest
I've never done anything like this (blogged) so here it goes. -deep breath-
Hello members, I'm Kristen and that's as far as my name as your going to get. I have been call numerous other names online like Amethly, A.V.Frienday, S.V Rae, and Ivan. I'm not legally an adult but I know I'm far from a child or an adolescent in quit a few aspects. Up…Continue
Didn't there used to be a link to go to & donate? I can't find it.
it's been awhile.
sometimes i feel like my daydream story is like one of those lame soap operas that everyone makes fun of. you know, the ones where every episode includes death and trips to the hospital and crimes and unplanned pregnancies and extreme plot twists and stuff like that.
but when a particular set of characters is on your mind half the time you're awake, you tend to run out of realistic things to add to their story.
i'm trying to write down my…Continue
The concept in the film Total Recall where people can implant pleasant memories and have it feel real, hits a lot closer to home for us than it does other viewers. While watching this movie, I asked myself if I was able to do that would I? The answer was yes. Why wouldn't I want false happy memories as oppose to depressing real ones? As I kept watching Total Recall, I started to realize...I already do this. With daydreaming. We are able to do something almost exactly described in a science…Continue
For the first time in my life- I have no real obsessive urge to daydream . I did something very extreme - I went on a vacation by myself , I had to share a room with a room mate (a stranger) and was also forced to interact with a group 24/7 for about 3 weeks.
During this time I was so busy that I hardly had time to DD . When I returned home I also realized that I was actually living a nightmare where I was being tormented by narcissistic family members and that I was…Continue
Now, as a result of daydreaming actual people, or perhaps just from looking out at the "real world" once in a while, I feel as if I miss or am missing out on parts of life. I've kept myself in a box (which contains myself, my computer, and my DDs) and whenever I look out of it, I realize that things happen around me. I'm not sure if I can handle change, or that I have had daydreams so consistent that I dislike real change, or that I dislike real progression of time. I see other people and…Continue
My summer, especially around the middle of July - the middle of August is going to be very busy. I'm kinda not looking forward to it. I think part of my problem is that my work entails me to make sure everybody around me is having fun. And I think as a result, I'm not going to be able to really enjoy my summer.
At least 2 days a week I will be babysitting from 8:00am - 6:30pm. If anybody here has ever babysat before, you should know how rough that time frame is. And I like the kids I…Continue
Added by Hana on June 28, 2013 at 2:26pm — No Comments
Hello, my name is Taylor. I'm going to apologize in advance that this may be a long introduction and that it may jump around to different things quickly.
I have probably been daydreaming for most of my life. When I was a kid, it was simple games of "pretend" that I would play by myself quietly, etc. It was usually just characters I made up in their own little worlds.
My daydreams started becoming about myself when I was about 11 or so. I had a crush on someone in my class (I…Continue
I don't know if it's imagination but it seems to helping. I'm noticing less tick movement.
I also use HTP-5, inositol, and hypericin as they are commonly recommended supplements for OCD.
It seems like a very reliable trigger for me. Especially with Red Bulls. How about you?
I've never been theraphy before. The only thing that I've done is see a social worker which I stopped going to after she reccomended me to theraphy which I never went to because I wanted to focus on school. Thing with me is, I get good grades and I usually have an over 80 average but this semester I just lost motivation after getting a 70 in math last semester so I started off very badly, I didn't have the motivation nor the desire to do well. I skipped classes, I couldn't concentrate during…Continue
I'm relatively new to this site. I've been trying to give up going into the fantasy land for a little over a month and it's the hardest thing to do. I've been doing this for over 40 years and I want it to go away. Every day is tough because it's so ingrained in me to immediately go there. I wake up and start talking to the fantasy land friends. I've developed mine to where I talk to the people outloud. Yes, I've gotten caught and usually make something up as to why I'm talking outloud.…Continue
I love that saying, its simple, all-encompassing and most of all very true.
Since I've acknowledged that I have MD, and connected with the idea that I am not a single/ individual anomaly with this condition. I have begun to approach my life very differently.
For the past year, I've been traveling the world (mostly Europe), learning new languages (I am of immigrant background originally so I speak several languages already) and challenging myself to do new and different things.…Continue
Added by Faye on June 23, 2013 at 5:08am — No Comments
I've never been myself. I've always been whoever was the main character of my DD. I don't think I ever developed a stable personality and now that I'm losing my ability to DD I am constantly having to re-evaluate who I am. I feel like I lost myself along with my daydreams. I don't know how to act anymore. I don't know how to dress anymore. I don't know who I am and I hate it.
I'm going to talk to my psychiatrist about this, but I don't see her for an entire month. I wish I'd never…Continue
Part 4 is here!
This is something a little more recent. I think one of my good friends might like me. Now I need to…Continue
Hello~ The name's Annie and I'm just gonna write a bit about myself here ^_^.
I've had this...MDD ever since I can remember, around my toddler years I think, maybe 4 or 5. The most horrible thing about it is that not only do I just completely enter a world of my own, but I don't even realize what I'm doing until I snap out of it. When I daydream, I start making a bunch of weird facial expressions and start clenching my hands until they start shaking- at least, that's what I'm…Continue
I started controlling it about a month ago. When I stopped daydreaming I hit this brick wall where all of these relevant facts about my real life were suddenly apparent. I have wasted more than half of my waking life in a fantasy world and it is too embarrassing to tell anyone so I am completely alone in fixing this problem. I have nothing to show for at age 23 and now I'm left to scramble around and pick up the pieces of my life that I let fall apart. Every wasted opportunity, every…Continue
I'd really appreciate if someone listened. No one ever listens to me.
Lately everythings so messed up. i dont know.
My parents bother me SO MUCH. well, my mom. Lately, everything she does annoys me. She treats me like a baby, always talks in stupid voices to make me laugh but its not funny. I hate it, i really do. sometimes ill say like "can you please stop treating me like im 5? its so annoying. treat me like im an adult please." and she'll say like "OHHHHHH…