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Why is it that dissociation can cause some people extreme distress, while others seek it out? I find it to be a pleasant escape.

How much escape. If someone has a true dissociative disorder then they actually go into a different reality and may lose time and forget about what has happened when they get back to their day to day reality. This can be very disturbing to have hours or days with no memory of what went on. If you mean just escaping from reality briefly as in meditation or using your imagination that can be a relief and comforting. Read more...