Is Maladaptive Daydreaming a Waste of Time?

It’s easy to feel regret when it seems like you’ve spent years lost in a daydream. But just because maladaptive daydreaming appears unproductive doesn’t mean that it always is.

Negative Daydreams: Why We Love Fantasies That Bring Us Pain

Not all daydreams are pleasant. Believe it or not, some have a dark side. But what exactly are these negative daydreams, and why do so many people have such a fascination with them?