Theme: Stories

Discover personal journeys and unique strategies with our specialized selection of Community Stories at Aphantaisa Network. Dive deep into the experiences of individuals who live with aphantasia and learn firsthand about their unique perspectives and coping mechanisms. Every story offers a window into a world without mental imagery, providing both support and insight for everyone in our community. Join the conversation and share your own story today!

Whether you’re an aphant or a visualizer, marriage, or any loving partnership, is about commitment. Among other things, commitment means respecting each other’s differences and working through them lovingly.
We’re not — aphants don’t see the world the way most people do. Our brains work differently.
How do you support someone when they suddenly realize they've been blind their whole life? What about when it's a blindness most of the world has never heard of and many don't believe exists? It's called aphantasia. Let's talk.
Many people dread the “what’s the most interesting thing about you” icebreaker question—but not me. I always have the perfect answer, "I have Aphantasia."
When I learned that I had aphantasia and that my husband of 40 years has hyperphantasia, it gave the idea “opposites attract” a whole new meaning.
How I used a metaphorical aphantasia stamp to explain all of my perceived shortcomings.
Aphantasia is not something I have; it is something I am.
From guided imagery to imagined athletic practices, are aphantasics disadvantaged because they lack a mind’s eye?
A clinical therapist with total aphantasia, mental illness, autism, and other neurodiversities shares her perspectives and strategies.
I have aphantasia. Do my siblings have it? What about my parents? Is aphantasia hereditary?