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Swollen spaghetti

The past couple of days have been emotional. I have spoken to my sister and my mother at length about what happened when I was a kid and what’s going on for me now. 435 more words


I am at that age where all of a sudden everyone around me, and it feels like everyone my age, is pregnant or a new mum. 294 more words


Little things

Thank you all for the comments on Sam’s story. I shared it with you because sometimes we need to recognise the magnitude of the little things we do on a daily basis when struggling with mental illness/emotional difficulties. 326 more words


Support Groups

Below is a list of some support groups I have found for maladaptive daydreaming.  I do not necessarily advocate for or endorse any of these groups or the contents of their posts, but you may find them helpful if you do not have an established support network and suffer from a dissociative disorder or process addiction to daydreaming. 13 more words

Maladaptive Daydreaming

Blank Page

Why is this happening to me?  When I comb my past for clues, my childhood feels like a blank page.  My sister can remember things – places, events, funny stories…  I do not.  588 more words

Maladaptive Daydreaming

Reality Check

Today was hard.  I feel like I’m going through a bad breakup.

I did have some victories, however.  I managed to complete an assignment at work I had been putting off for lack of ability to focus on it, and I resisted a strong urge to open my pictures file (which I typically use to facilitate my daydreams) until the end of a long lecture I needed to listen to for school.  499 more words

Maladaptive Daydreaming