Maladaptive Daydreaming: where wild minds come to rest
Lately, I've been having daydreams where people I'm close to, abandon me and I'm left all alone.
The dreams involve.
1. The girl I like, who stops talking to me and goes back to her ex and eventually blocks me, for no reason.
2. My closest friends feeling like I'm a burden to them and leaving me.
3. My parents disowning me because I brought shame to the family, due to my slow pace in life and mental health issues.
And then eventually, I become this person…Continue
Hello i have only recently learned about Maladaptive Daydreaming , as long as i can remember i have done it and its been causing me trouble in my life as early as my teens when people could see me through my curtains because of backing light and i did not know . For years i thought i was just schizophrenic and scared to tell any one. But thats back ground probably not needed for my question except to express that i am incredibly un knowledgeable about this .
So here is my…Continue
I recently came to the conclusion that I may indeed be a maladaptive daydreamer....
Books used to be my escape from reality. When I was in middle school and I had a bad day at school I could just read a cheesy teen novel and picture a better reality. Little did I know that my method of escape would soon be the very thing that entrapped me. I think things went downhill when my imagination started to be a crutch I used to deal with life issues. But then again when the places that are…Continue
I am new to this and came across this site a few days ago.
I stumbled across a post from another member about love fantasies.
When I meet a man who is good to me , I too start building up fantasies about the person in my head. I get obsessed over the person.
I over think /fantasise and make myself fall in love with the person. In addition , I want the person to fall in love with me.
This lead to a lot of heartache for me.
I have lived with this…
Added by Emma on September 5, 2021 at 2:51pm — No Comments