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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 dont know when someone can say that they HAVE suffered from it, when the worst is over, when you feel great (even though it can sneak back at you.). I, suffer from depression, i...
    Soldottern Soldottern 18-21, F Feb 9

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    Do any of you succeed in reducing the amount and intensity of daydreams? If so please share because I've had enough of it. Today i googled 'constant daydreaming' and found out...
    Tomster111 Tomster111 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    iam suffering from maladaptive daydreaming since I was a child I didn't notice until now because I enjoy it iam always alone have no friends only anime character but now I have to...
    whiterose2 whiterose2 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I don't suffer from Maladaptive-daydreaming; if anything I'm lost without it... I've had it since I was 11 years old. I love daydreaming, I love spacing out living a perfect life...
    SadlySafeeee SadlySafeeee 13-15 1 Response Feb 21

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    In March 2013, I lost the cat that was like a baby to me. He had leukemia. April 2013, I lost my best friend. She fell asleep going to college and hit head on with a semi. She died...
    LadyKayla LadyKayla 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    The Voices in my Head To be overly dramatic, they are Legion, I have had a thousand conversations with a thousand different voices, though they have only ever been a single voice...
    Lemartes Lemartes 31-35, M Feb 6

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    I have dealt with MD all my life and I can say it probably closed some doors for me. It was impossible to hide. I can daydream about anything at any time. I often zone out...
    spaceyrick spaceyrick 56-60, M Feb 21

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    The Psychologist suggested that my MD ( they didn't have that name for it back then) served a purpose for me or else I would have given it up long ago. She said it was common in...
    spaceyrick spaceyrick 56-60, M Feb 21

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    I am having difficulties putting my husbands different personas into one. See, he can be quite normal, or even great; mostly around other people and at work. He is funny, charming...
    Dini00 Dini00 31-35, F Feb 19

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    My pain hurts. :( I woke up and the whole left side of my skull was aching. I turned over to my right side and heard an unfamiliar pop in my jaw. It was the first time I've woken...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Throughout this past year I have been suffering with abdominal/pelvic/and vaginal pain. All tests conducted so far normal/negative and don't know what to do with myself...
    EIPHNH EIPHNH 31-35, F Feb 9

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    I don't suffer any more not sure if I grew out of it or not just know that it has not happened in quite sometime. My oldest has drops epilepsy and I often wonder if they are not...
    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    What is Social Status and it's expectations? Social status is based off success for the most part. How much we have accomplished in our lives, how much money we earn, save...
    Lemartes Lemartes 31-35, M Feb 6

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    Tonight I tearfully discovered the term Maladaptive Daydreaming. I'm 44 years old and have wasted most of my life's potential locked up in my bedroom. I've hidden it from my...
    444EEEE 444EEEE 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 9

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    Sometimes when I don't know how to solve a question I get very very anxious and panicking . It is like u are thinking something very hard but the idea just seems to not come out...
    asianahyang96 asianahyang96 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    I have been given countless medication over the years and these haven't worked as I never faced the root of my anxiety. I am in the process of really exploring the nitty gritty...
    CosmicPrincess CosmicPrincess 26-30, F Feb 17

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    For a good seven years now I've been grinding my teeth in my sleep. Last night, I wore a custom mouth guard from the dentist instead of the store-bought ones that I'd given up on...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I had this since I was a kid. I used to imagine different scenarios and put myself in it the way i wanted. I always could differentiate reality from theses scenarios. I always made...
    Houuse Houuse 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    hardly ever do I have episodes at 6 am when I've been asleep all night, lying on my side or that I couldn't distinguish from reality. well all three just happened lol. I was...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 23

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    I just realized that I've been working from the inside out, when I should be working from the outside in. People say, "Just do it." I say I can't, but I can. I only think that I...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have Depersonalization Disorder for almost a year now.It never stops, I dont feel anything,my thoughts are racing In my head and I am lost all the time.It started when I was in...
    Dusan1234 Dusan1234 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Good morning, or is it? I must admit this weather is really getting to me. Waking up to the same routine for days on end... working hard to stay positive. Enjoy the "down" time...
    ExistsinHOPE ExistsinHOPE 51-55, F Feb 9

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    My anxiety is ridiculous. I know it stems from the fact I'm driven to do so well and have put so much extra pressure on myself, but when things go wrong I have trouble handling the...
    KaylaVB19 KaylaVB19 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 11

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    So first you're jittery.. u don't know why and u can't help it... You pass it off as some random sensation.. But it wont go away. And then it hits! You feel like your heart's on...
    JuhNi JuhNi 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 12

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    The ever present question, are we being manipulated? If you say, well yeah, duh. Then you ask yourself the next question, who is manipulating us? Welcome to the mind of all tin...
    everydayisagoodone everydayisagoodone 31-35 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I've tried running away from all of my problems to a new state. They caught me before I left town
    04emmalove14 04emmalove14 22-25, F Feb 16

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    depression is like the wrecking ball and your like the wall it hits and hits to knock you over ..pushs u over the edge..honestly.
    sparksfly545 sparksfly545 13-15, F Feb 16

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    I have had MD since about the age of 12. It initially started out as fun. Then, I'd lie on the sofa and close my eyes, and start daydreaming. I could go on for hours if I wasn't...
    Significant Significant 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    to awake to a scream. cold sweats. my heart is racing and adrenaline pumping. my fight or flight response has been triggered. then I realized I was the one that screamed. it is...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    I just found out about MD a week ago and I didn't think my daydreaming was much of a problem till then. Now that I think about it, I've wasted a lot of my potential and energy and...
    Oneirophobic Oneirophobic 18-21, F Feb 24

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    When I'm with my family it always happens I need to get away from here. It's so negative and poisonous. It's not healthy for me to be here. They are a major part of what I think...
    Anthony0210 Anthony0210 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    Its getting harder everyday and the impulse to daydream is getting bigger since I've tried stopping. My mother and i were never really close considering she was always working and...
    jennixlo jennixlo 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 25

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    Depression is like a huge storm cloud, no matter how far you think you've gone, that cloud will catch up. :(
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F a week ago

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    I had RF ablation yesterday on my neck and all I can say is wow. I had a meltdown in the office before we even started & probably should have just walked out. I felt all the...
    Genesis922 Genesis922 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I dont feel myself anymore. Ive bren stressed out and always thinkin bout negatives and what bothers me for like 2 months from now and that made me so stressed out. Now imcrying...
    dakingkong dakingkong 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I got "pulled" again tonight. Tried falling asleep to a video... I knew it was coming too, as soon as I heard that static ringing in your ears, like the kind you get when you feel...
    WytW0lf WytW0lf 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Most likely this has to do with having been bullied at school, had tons of medical problems growing up (and some I've only recently confirmed, though I've always suspected), and...
    halfblind79 halfblind79 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I don't know if what I've been doing would be considered Maladaptive Daydreaming because it's not really centered around me. I'll get lost in these worlds centered around a T.V...
    Englandsgirl1818 Englandsgirl1818 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    CONFORMITY My war against conformity has been a long one. The conflict beginning in Middle School. I didn't play football or any other team sports, my love affair with all things...
    Lemartes Lemartes 31-35, M Feb 6

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    CDMargaret CDMargaret 22-25, F Feb 7