Sunday, July 21

What is Maladaptive Daydreaming and Why is it All Over TikTok?

MD Article Published in Fashion Journal

Maladaptive Daydreaming was recently featured in an article, by Shaeden Berry, in Fashion Journal, one of Australia’s leading fashion titles. From the article:

If TikTok can guarantee anything, it’s that at some point during your scrolling, you’ll experience an illuminating moment of watching a video and thinking, ‘Wow, I thought I was the only one’. More than any other social media app, TikTok seems to have the uncanny ability to bring to light human commonalities. It either allows us to feel less alone or help us put a name to the strange habit we’ve always wondered about.
For me, that was the case when a particular video crossed my For You Page. It depicted a girl zoned out, making facial expressions, with the superimposed text ‘Me ten minutes into a fake confrontation with someone’. The video was stitched with another person who shook their head and said, “Thank god TikTok exposed me to maladaptive daydreaming because this is me all over”.

To read the full article click HERE

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