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Do you have a fantasy life?

A "different reality" you live in our head?

by Anonymousreply 1605/04/2013

*your head

by Anonymousreply 105/04/2013

No but I know you do from the way you misremember the past.

by Anonymousreply 205/04/2013

No but many people I work with do, they are so deluded!

by Anonymousreply 305/04/2013

No. Unfortunately, I live in reality and it is not rosy by any means. I wish I could have a fantasy life. I am too realistic and too pessimistic.

by Anonymousreply 405/04/2013

Yes, I pretend that I don't live in the hole that I do. In my head I live somewhere else entirely.

by Anonymousreply 505/04/2013

Yes, Op, i do. I have since about 6 or 7. I had a bad childhood and it comforted me when I went to sleep at night. Fast forward decades later, and I still do it.

by Anonymousreply 605/04/2013

In my fantasy life, I have the ability to choose 3 wishes that would benefit the entire planet. (For some reason I am only allowed to have 3)

If I'm stuck in traffic or really zoning out, I will go back and switch up which wishes I would choose on behalf of the planet.

I have no idea when this started but I have been doing this for a few years now. Weird, I know.

by Anonymousreply 705/04/2013

Yes, I think about the things I could have done differently, the people I didn't tell I loved them and/or wanted them and wonder what if.

by Anonymousreply 805/04/2013

I love it R7.

by Anonymousreply 905/04/2013

So Starts the "Fantasy VS Hope" discussion.

by Anonymousreply 1005/04/2013

I live alone and am alone most of the time with my two cats. We have a rich fantasy life that is acted out each day.

by Anonymousreply 1105/04/2013

I was just thinking about this the other day. I'm so bad about imagining all kinds of different realities for myself instead of just working with what I have. And kind of like r6, I've been doing it for as long as I can remember.

I was questioning myself about two things in particular: Do other people do this? And will I ever mature out of the habit (26 y.o.)?

by Anonymousreply 1205/04/2013

Does writing unpublished novels count?

by Anonymousreply 1305/04/2013

R6 just wrote my thoughts down for me. It helped me to get to sleep at night. It still does.

by Anonymousreply 1405/04/2013

I am Mrs. Bradley Cooper.

by Anonymousreply 1505/04/2013

Yes, OP, I have an elaborate "alternate" life in my head: different relationships, job, home, etc. I know most people will find it sad and pathetic, but it works for me. I don't think I'm crazy, as I'm totally aware as to which one is real and which one is fantasy.

by Anonymousreply 1605/04/2013
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