What is the meaning of age regression?

What is the meaning of age regression?

Age regression is a form of therapy that encourages you to access and relive your memories by reverting to a younger state of mind. It can be self-induced or induced by a hypnotist or therapist.

What causes aged regression?

Age regression from personality disorders or trauma will usually come with stress, traumatic memories, or triggers. Regressive behaviors can be more persistent when they are related to a neurological condition like head trauma or dementia.

Is age regression a choice?

There are two types of age regression: voluntary and involuntary. Voluntary age regression is where a person chooses to regress to relieve stress, cope with mental health issues or for fun.

What do you do with age regression?


  1. Play on a swing-set!
  2. Play hopscotch!
  3. Color with chalk!
  4. Build Fairy houses with materials you find outside!
  5. Take pictures of your toys in nature!
  6. Jump rope!
  7. Go swimming!
  8. Go fishing with a net and play catch and release!

How do I know if I age regress?

Age regression occurs when someone reverts to a younger state of mind. This retreat may be only a few years younger than the person’s physical age. It could also be much younger, into early childhood or even infancy. People who practice age regression may begin showing juvenile behaviors like thumb-sucking or whining.

How do you trigger age regression?


  1. Being called cutesy names. – For example: baby boy, cutie pie, kitten, kitty, prince, little one, little boy, etc…
  2. Eating “little meals” or “little snacks”.
  3. Being helped or told what to do.
  4. Spelling and counting.
  5. Strong emotions (usually negative).
  6. Certain clothes.

What are signs of regression?

What are Signs of Regression in Child Development?

  • Potty Accidents. Young children at the potty-training stage may suddenly refuse to use the potty.
  • Disrupted Sleep.
  • Decreased Independence.
  • Disrupted Learning.
  • Language Regression.
  • Behavior Disruption.

What mental disorder makes you act like a child?

Munchausen syndrome by proxy (also known as factitious disorder imposed on another) is where you act like the person you’re caring for (a child, a disabled individual, or an older person, for example) has a physical or mental illness while the person is not actually sick.

What’s an age dreamer?

age dreamer is a SFW term used for someone who doesn’t fit under the ageregressor umbrella. some age dreamers see it differently, some don’t fully regress into a childlike mindset but act childish do those activities but don’t slip.

Can you age regress without trauma?

There’s no inherent risk in age regression. If you practice it as a form of self-help or relaxation, you may want to make sure you’re in a safe place and around people who understand this technique.

What is little space?

by Ohanawittle35. Little space is where you get into the head space of a child, entering a child like care free space away from the adult world. Its a way of coping from some sought of stress they may be experiencing.

Is age regression a form of dissociation?

Age regression occurs in dissociative identity disorder (DID) particularly, but also in other mental illnesses such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depressive disorder. While many people with DID have young or child alters, called littles, age regression is something different.