Monday, April 22

Author: Valeria


Be focused on changing

Many people ask me if I have some suggestions about how to deal with maladaptive daydreaming. To start with, you should not expect a shortcut. There won’t be a pill that solves all your problems. First thing first, you have to consider psychotherapy.Even if maladaptive daydreaming isn't an officially recognized disorder, it is a mental issue anyway, so it can improve with psychotherapy. But when you go to a therapist, remember that he is not a sorcerer and won’t solve all the problems with a magic wand. You need to be an active part of the change. In fact, healing and getting better aren't something that falls from above. It is very much upon you, you have to decide if you really want that change. This could look trivial, but it is not.Many people aren't eager to ...
Maladaptive Daydreaming Center launches today!

Maladaptive Daydreaming Center launches today!

Hello everyone! Today, 2nd October 2021, we are officially opening the gate of this new website.The purpose of it is to have one center for all projects and online communities that have sprouted on the internet during the lasts decade. More and more people are now informed about the existence of the maladaptive daydreaming disorder, but the way to achieve a wide and full awareness of it is still long. Here you can find the main communities on every social network, projects, videos and anything related to maladaptive daydreaming. We are the administrators and moderators of the main communities and we hope that with our united presence to raise awareness on this psychological problem, still very much unknown and misunderstood. Thank you for dedicating your time to visit us! ...

What maladaptive daydreaming is not

We have already explained what Maladaptive Daydreaming is. We'll tell in this video what IS NOT. Maladaptive daydreaming is not to be confused with normal dreams, with creativity, with ADHD or other situations we'll tell about. (English subtitles available)
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Interview with Eli Somer

Question Time on maladaptive daydreaming The following article is the transcription of the video interview that Valeria Franco had with Professor Eli Somer, the first who have studied maladaptive daydreaming. You can watch the interview at this link. Valeria Franco: Hello everyone, this is Valeria Franco and today I have a very special guest joining me, Professor Eli Somer. Welcome Professor. Eli Somer: Pleasure to be here.Franco: Professor Somer, you were the first to have studied Maladaptive Daydreaming, in 2002, and so today I would like to talk with you to gain a better understanding of this problem.  I have asked my online communities if they had some questions for you and I have gathered here the most interesting ones.  Somer: Alright.Valeria: The first...
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