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Discussing Maladaptive Daydreaming disorder or complusive fantasy.

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An important part of our recovery or coping with daily life with MD is learning to accept ourselves. With all our flaws. To be kind and loving to ourselves.

Are we coping? I guess we are in our own way, in differing degrees. As a functioning MDer what is your day like? How do you cope? In psychology, coping is ?constantly changing cognitive and behavioral efforts to manage specific... more

Looking at meditation as a treatment for maladaptive daydreaming. Could this be the breakthrough we have been waiting for? OK, I'm convinced that it maybe my only hope. But how do I get started? There seems to be lots of research... more

Does maladaptive daydreaming cause real dangers? Can being lost in your own world put you at risk in this one? Yes, in many ways. It can put you at risk for accidents and crimes. How do we get control of our MD to protect ourselves?

With holidays and family gatherings, do you find yourself more prone to daydream? Being around people and focused on conversations can leave some people drained and irritable. Introverts, recluses, and chronic dreamers can find... more

Do you control what you daydream about? Can you guide the daydream as you wish? Let's look at how much control we have. Can we push our dreams in ways to help us better ourselves? Like positive imagery or guided meditation.

Turning daydreams into stories and poems. Can we harness some of the creative images and story lines into written works? We have an interview with a MD sufferer who writes fiction.

How does music effect your daydreams? Do you seek out music that fits your daydream or does the music you listen to direct your daydreams? Many site music as a trigger but is it? Is music a trigger to start you daydreaming or does it... more

Plots, story lines, themes, the story lines of our daydreams. Are they based on our desires, our fears? Where do the ideas come from? Are they random? Do we follow the same story lines over and over? Describe the meaning of your... more

We are surrounded by technology, movies, TV, music, cellphones, internet, roll playing games. Does technology hinder daydreaming by keeping us preoccupied? or does it trigger our daydreams by giving unlimited ideas and visual triggers?
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