Welcome to Psychology Questions, where you can ask questions and receive answers from other members of the community.

I fantasize a lot to escape from reality - but I fantasize about my life getting worse not better. I'll dream about having some terrible disease, being tortured, my loved ones dying, etc. Often my fantasy life gets so bad that I'm driven to suicide but I'm not suicidal in real life.

I'm not sure why I do this because I don't really want bad things to happen to me and I don't feel depressed. I'm just wondering if this is a mental health problem?

in Abnormal Psychology by

Your answer

Your name to display (optional):
Privacy: Your email address will only be used for sending these notifications.
Anti-spam verification:

To avoid this verification in future, please log in or register.

1 Answer

I do this to. Many times actually. I don't know why, and I worry about it as well. A sick fantasy...