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Ok so am I totally normally for doing this, or am i like mad (C-PTSD, maladaptive daydreaming idk)? I invent complex plots and characters in my head that come and go and really enjoy getting lost in my imagination. Last night I frantically paced up and down my house thinking about some alternate universe version of myself breaking into a primary school in military clothing, snorting coke in the toilets, shooting everyone up, going to prison and enjoying it, but then suddenly leaving for some reason and somehow getting away with it. When I leave prison, some pink-haired dude with piercings, a black tracksuit and monster energy called "Tyler Crossby" shows up and drives me away in a car to space where we try to defeat some big evil alien overlord, Abdul Mohammed. It's really detailed. In the prison canteen I eat a peanut butter jelly sandwich with a granny smith apple and a diet coke, but that tall, fat, hairy, tanned, bald 50-odd-year-old Baba Yaga dude spits at me and he's got a steak, fries, budweiser, and entire pint of Ben and Jerry's to himself. A group of people even get into a big fight. I also get pulled out to talk with the psychiatrist, professor Ryan something, who was also the same guy known as "Dr. Get Well Soon" (in the huge mansion in my dreams, people would pay him to inject them with the weird research chemicals).

I couldn't write an entire novel though as these visions are so fluid and random. The characters in them may disappear for like 2 years but then all of a sudden pop back.Does everyone secretly do this but I'm the only person who actually wants to speak up about this?
 

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I don't have this, I make scenarios with people in my head, and from what I talked with others, aren't the only one. You could write them down everytime you have one of these visions and eventually you will have enough material for a novel, if that's what you want to do.
 

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No, I don't do such things. When I was a child, I used to see my imagination right beside my normal vision, so characters from my dreams would often crawl on the walls, or fly in the sky and do things. I suffered from frequent nightmares, and I was generally imaginative and daydreaming. Now that I'm an adult, if I'm in my head I think about things from reality.
 

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Not qualified to diagnose, but if these imaginings come to you as "visions" rather than just imagination, meaning so palpable as to invade your consciousness, against your will, and to the point of recurring, I'd suggesting talking to a licensed specialist (and for Christ's sake do your research first, and see a real one, not just some sugar coated quack).

I've known Ne users who have similar "episodes," to the point of it seeming like an episode of Scrubs, getting lost in a fantasy that unwinds in all kinds of crazy directions, but they all accept it as an active imagination, not something so intense they'd question their sanity to strangers on the internet.

Unprovoked delusions can intensify with age, and not getting proper treatment might lead to something much worse down the line (again, proper treatment, hence the importance of making sure you find somebodies qualified to accurately diagnose/treat [somebody plural; don't blindly take one person's word for it and wind up drugged into oblivion the rest of your life because of one person's assumptions. Get a second opinion, and do research to confirm if you agree with their assessments]) .

You say you couldn't write it out because it comes and goes, but my own expert opinion on imagination, if not delusions, is to try writing it out while they are occurring. Kierkegaard did something very similar, as did Jung. Even if the "active imagining" of documenting the visions doesn't help to alleviate them, it gives a chronicle that can be used to track and identify potential triggers... or a case study or posthumous anthology you could one day be famous for.
 
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