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I Suffer From The Damage You Caused

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    We All Suffer, You're Not Alone.

    I'm always here for people that need to talk, or people that are lonely or just need or want to contact with another person. I'm here for all of that. I'll talk to you, give you advice if you want me to, and I'll do my best for you to make things better. All you need to do is...
    IfYouNeedHelp IfYouNeedHelp 22-25 Jun 1, 2012

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    Parents Are Supposed To Love You

    I was an only child so all my friends said "i bet you are spoiled", if only they knew. I can remember back to when I was maybe 3 years old my father made me a stool which was painted red, I loved it immediately my eyes rested on it, little did I know how often I was going to use...
    jenniferflossy jenniferflossy 56-60, F 1 Response May 28, 2012

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    I've suffered from maladaptive daydreaming ever since I can remember. I'm not really sure why.. Maybe because I've often felt like I'm trapped in the ****** reality of my actual...
    ellisbraddock ellisbraddock 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    i have been suffering from MD since i was a kid cause my daydreams are way better in my reality. I was shy in school and was bullied. Since I found out about MD I'm trying to fix...
    rchristina rchristina 31-35 3 Responses Apr 5

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    ....Never could I have guessed that I had that... But the more I researched it, the more it made sense. Holy crap... I might just be suffering from maladaptive Daydreaming. Hell...
    jlove987 jlove987 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I hate the fact that I am suffering from MD.Its constantly interfering with my actual life.I prefer to stay in my imaginative world rather than my real world and this is destroying...
    pin97 pin97 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    Or you might know it as lovers delusion. (When one thinks a celeb or person loves them) I Can’t remember how old I was the first time she brought this up, but it has been over 10...
    lila226 lila226 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    How can i sleep more hours per day? I suffer from severe depression since my country destroyed brutally my life, and now not even medication improves it. There is no way out. The...
    tikne tikne 26-30 Apr 18

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    For the past four years I've suffered from chronic migraine. For those of you who do, you understand it's not your typical headache and can be at times, debilitating. The...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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    I suffer from chronic migraines and headaches and my family doesn't understand the pain I have on a daily basis.
    Indomitable6811 Indomitable6811 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 20

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    I don't experience visual hallucinations usually. It's pretty much the same every time. I'm awake and I can't move. I feel like I'm having a seizure from the shaking sensation. And...
    Holliswoods24 Holliswoods24 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    I remember thinking I was so depressed or sad all the time a couple years ago... Little did I know that I wasn't even close to the worst of it. Now, I suffer from sleeping too much...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 26

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    It's not as bad as it sounds. Well, me personally anyways. It means getting irregular periods and sometimes you fluctuate with weight gain. Have had it since I was 13. Never gained...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F Apr 22

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    I'm not sure if I have MD. Hello, so I'm new to this site but have seen it around for quite some time. As I've done random searches on the internet, I came across this and thought...
    WardenChult WardenChult 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    I’m really hoping some of you can offer me some much needed support and guidance as I’m young, confused and heartbroken. Where do I start? I started my job coming up to 2...
    anony333 anony333 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I am almost 30 and I am a maladaptive daydreamer. For the longest time I'd never heard of this. I had a complete moment of disbelief, thinking,"There's a NAME for it?!" It really...
    theforeverstory theforeverstory 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    First of all, I want to thank the person who created this group, it's good to not be on your own... I'm grateful that people in this world will listen to me with their attentive...
    anacastlebeach anacastlebeach 13-15 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I wish there was an easy way to end my suffering. I often wonder what I've done to deserve to always suffer. I'm tired of the pain. The physical pain, the mental pain and the...
    St4rbright St4rbright 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    I feel sometimes uncomfortable around some people. If im nervous around people, i try to make myself calm and normal, but it didnt work. Im so nervous that i just want to run away...
    tokyo60s tokyo60s 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 27

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    I just found out that there is a name for what I thought was my own special kind of crazy. And even if I am crazy it is extremely comforting to know that I am not alone in my...
    availableusername9 availableusername9 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    I've had a dozen or so minor concussions...you know when you take a shot that makes everything fuzzy, gives you vertigo, and makes you disoriented for a couple of days...but the...
    CainMarko CainMarko 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Well I wouldn't say that I suffer or anything... I actually enjoy it. I find it highly entertaining and it gives me a lot of ideas and inspiration for art, music, stories...
    TrippingKitty TrippingKitty 26-30 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I didn't even know MD was a thing until I Googled "I'm obsessed with my original characters" after a four day long daydreaming binge. I was always an imaginative, creative child...
    clementine86 clementine86 26-30 Apr 17

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    Hi, I'm a 21 year old medical student living abroad, I was diagnosed with bipolar nearly 3 years ago, and before that I struggled a lot. I let it get quite far before my family...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Apr 26

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    I met him at 18 while travelling abroad. He was a childhood friend that my mother insisted i visit even if its for a few days. Our fathers were best friends and as children they...
    soulshatttttered soulshatttttered 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I came across a book that I found quite helpful. It is for the chronic pain individual and their spouse. It is called "coping with chronic pain, a team effort!: for you and your...
    5354yyc 5354yyc 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    So this group is pretty much the reason I joined this site. Ever since I was a boy I would day dream intensely. I would call it "My alternate universe". I would live in it. I don't...
    MegaKingDivaThings MegaKingDivaThings 16-17, M Apr 11

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    It doesn't matter who you are, and I'm Guyanese American... I somehow hate the idea of being at family functions when my REAL MOTHER is not there. Afterall, my family, my real...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Apr 12

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    This is the fisrt time I've posted. I'm feeling very down. I've been a paraplegic with severe chronic pain since 2003. I recently recovered from a pressure sore (after two years...
    gb3797 gb3797 61-65, M 4 Responses Apr 23

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    I'm not very good at opening up to others but in hopes to make a new friend, here I am. I'm a weird individual. I think so, anyway. I don't have a lot of real friends but I guess...
    LadyApfel LadyApfel 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    Am a 23 year old male in college and i struggle with shyness.social anxiety and depression.this led to another problem of isolation and anger.The anger mostly stems from not being...
    oteki1 oteki1 22-25, M Apr 27

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    I just discovered this today. and I absolutely cannot believe that other people do this. I have been going this from as long as I can remember starting in childhood. I was always a...
    26telly 26telly 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This is very hard to post and admit, but I think this is something that I have experienced since very young. I am six years younger than my brother and sister, and as a VERY...
    edgarkitty edgarkitty 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I have a hard time explaining this. so be ready. I've been a Maladaptive Daydreamer since I was about... 9 or 10. I went through a lot of trauma when I was young, and it left a...
    fallenangel0421 fallenangel0421 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Friendships don't ever seem like enough. I don't know if this has to do with my social anxiety or it's just normal. But I've never been able to have a friendship I feel good in...
    lipstickonmycaprisun lipstickonmycaprisun 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Frustration That's how i am summing up my week with my husband's chronic degenerative disc in his back. After a pain pump implantation 3 years ago I thought life would would be...
    lovewillkeepus2gether lovewillkeepus2gether 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Usually I enjoy them, as they are of my suicide. Not last night's. I had a terrible nightmare last night, and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn't know by whom and I was...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Apr 11

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    I had a terrible nightmare last night, and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn't know by whom and I was suddenly like four months pregnant. Everyone at school was laughing...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Apr 11

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    I think people underestamate how bad it can get. I always straighten the papers on my choir teachers piano each day, and one of the days the kids decide to start undoing what I...
    missminimae missminimae 16-17, F Apr 12

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    ****... Its happening again, stop! Stop right now! Not having this, Irefuse. I refuse. Stop shaking and ****, stop it. **** you. **** you....
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    today I woke up and saw shadows beneath the door. like someone's feet were there. then I saw that it was just my bf, home from work. he came in, smiled at me, and went into the...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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