Are you hiding yourself in your daydreams?

I’ve written before about how a conflict between the basic human needs for attachment and authenticity in our early childhood can potentially set the stage for the development of maladaptive daydreaming disorder. Throughout our lives, we need to feel attached to the people we care about; we need to feel we belong somewhere; we needContinue reading “Are you hiding yourself in your daydreams?”

Are you making your daydreaming maladaptive when it doesn’t have to be?

Maladaptive daydreaming disorder is real. If your daydreaming is so out of control that you can’t function – can’t maintain real-life relationships, can’t study or succeed in your career – then you have a very real problem and this post is in no way meant to trivialise that. But for some people, the problem isn’tContinue reading “Are you making your daydreaming maladaptive when it doesn’t have to be?”